The Obama administration said it will spend $88 million on electronic health record systems at networks of federally supported health centers.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seeks to make government more open by sponsoring a YouTube video contest and a Web site for CDC employees.
The Food and Drug Administration will expand its tracking of drug safety once the drugs enter the marketplace, according to a new report.
The Health and Human Services Department will fund 15 communities to demonstrate the use of digital health records.
The Health and Human Services Department is doing its first major update to its acquisition regulation since 2006.
The National Library of Medicine has released a draft mapping tool to link a standardized medical vocabulary of clinical terms to applications for billing and claims.
The National Institutes of Health has released a draft RFP for a small business set-aside acquisition vehicle that will cover a broad array of IT services.
Federal health IT leaders are looking for ideas on how federal agencies can maintain their FISMA compliance while also engaging in patient data exchange.
HHS is planning to award a series of competitive contracts for the Nationwide Health Information Network later this year.
The National Cancer Institute plans to standardize data elements in its research grid for better information sharing.
HHS' Connect software for health information exchange has been distributed to hundreds of organizations that who are starting to use it.
Critics say too many systems are collecting data on disease outbreaks with little coordination among them.