A federal advisory group today endorsed the idea that standards for electronic health records should grow more detailed over time.
Proposed rules announced today would require that all mandatory post market reporting of adverse effects for drugs and medical devices be filed electronically, either through a gateway, a Web portal under development, or on disk or tape.
HHS may need to develop special health information technology incentives for medical specialists under the economic stimulus law, an advisory group says.
The center cut its assisted acquisition services and aimed those resources at customer service, manager says.
HHS is walking a tightrope in trying to craft the right balance for health information exchanges, according to a federal advisory group's report.
A federal advisory committee today endorsed the idea of setting up a new temporary procedure for certifying electronic health records.
National Institutes of Health officials expect to award the 10-year, $20 billion Chief Information Officer—Solutions and Partners 3 contract in early 2010.
A senior HHS official says doctors need to get a positive return on investment from health data exchange.
Rising Star John Araujo is in a unique and cross-disciplinary niche as he advances the role of IT at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The State Alliance for e-Health released guidance for helping state governments plan for health information exchanges.
Dr. David Blumenthal, HHS' Naitonal Coordinator for Health IT, gives an exclusive interview to FCW on NHIN, health IT and health care reform.
Although Congress is pumping billions of dollars into development of health IT, the nation's health information-sharing infrastructure is not yet ready for prime time. Some say it needs a total overhaul, while others argue for pressing on.