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

The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

  • Fed 100 logo

    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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