The U.S. surgeon general is expanding its online tool to allow consumers to assemble their family medical histories by adding links to Microsoft's HealthVault Personal Health Record application.
The Health and Human Services Department is investing in the development of pediatric electronic health records in 18 states.
Social media experts from the CDC, Transportation Security Administration and NASA share tips and best practices about building successful Web 2.0 tools.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is collecting data about the after effects of blood transfusions as part of a new application of its Internet-based National Healthcare Safety Network.
Some doctors' practices were dissatisfied with the reports they got for participating in a Medicare quality reporting program, according to a new survey.
Hospitals are coping with new privacy and security regulations for health information technology that went into effect Feb. 17.
A health IT policy committee is meeting tomorrow to discuss modifications to the recent proposed regulations for the "meaningful use" of electronic health records.
The Food and Drug Administration wants a 23 percent increase in its budget for fiscal 2011 in part to expand several information technology programs.
The Food and Drug Administration is launching its automated risk-assessment system that will flag high-risk shipments of imported food and drugs.
The Health and Human Services Department's proposed $81 billion discretionary budget for fiscal 2011 includes a few nuggets of increased IT spending.
Information required under the Patient Safety Act likely won't be available until February 2011, according to a new report.
The administration has proposed only a small increase for IT spending in fiscal 2011.