Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

The biosurveillance money pit
The U.S. has spent billions on biosurveillance. So what have those dollars bought — and why can CNN spot an outbreak faster than CDC?

Chipping away at disease prevention
Intel’s research into digital entertainment has spawned a global effort to use the microchip to power new approaches to population wellness

Are med schools tech savvy?
Faced with a mixture of inertia and uncertainty, medical students are leading the push to incorporate the latest health IT tools and practices

Editor’s letter

Editor's Letter: Innovation at work, better management needed
The United States has already spent nearly $32 billion on biodefense but cannot begin to connect the dots to identify a bioterrorism or pandemic event inside of two to three weeks

Communities

On call and outback

Policy

Take a number

Strategies

Giving health care the business

Technology

A new scheme for data sharing

Spotlight

Surveillance case study: Mosquito coasts

Back Page

Schumacher: Disaster half-readiness

Featured

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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