VA CIO Roger Baker has asked IAC for help in formulating ideas to spread the department's health information technology system more broadly into the private sector
The National Cancer Institute plans to standardize data elements in its research grid for better information sharing.
Craigslist founder will help judge ideas on how to improve the way disability claims are processed for veterans.
HHS' Connect software for health information exchange has been distributed to hundreds of organizations that who are starting to use it.
A workgroup hears about the problems in implementing common standards for an electronic health care data exchange.
Critics say too many systems are collecting data on disease outbreaks with little coordination among them.
The H1N1 swine flu virus has created an urgent need for public health authorities to track where and how quickly the illness is spreading.
HHS' inspector general will audit several IT systems and programs affected by the economic stimulus law.
Federal, state and local governments are projected to spend $15 billion in 2014 for the IT systems that support their public health and health insurance programs.
Emergency medical workers in Indianapolis and its suburbs now have access to electronic health records.
Medical labs vary widely in how prepared they are to use electronic medical records, according to testimony today.
The VA's CIO has asked an industry group to advise the department on whether to deploy the VistA digital health record system more broadly to private hospitals and providers.