The Veterans Affairs Department operates the largest telehealth program in the world, but other federal agencies are involved with the technology and supporting policies.
A federal advisory panel considers whether more rules are needed for patients' consent when exchanging medical data electronically.
An industry group convened by VA CIO Roger Baker is advising that VistA move to an open source platform and phase out MUMPS.
The Health and Human Services Department will give 15 nonprofit organizations $220 million for health IT pilot projects.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius released her top strategic initiatives for the department, which include health IT elements.
The Health and Human Services Department has released an interim final rule on a new Web portal for information to allow consumers to compare insurance coverage.
The Indian Health Service wants other public-sector health programs to consider its RPMS digital medical record system as a possible low-cost solution.
A federal working group considers several requirements for patients to use health IT.
Vish Sankaran, program director for the Federal Health Architecture system, announced his resignation today.
A market research firm reports on the IT implications of the health care reform law.
An advisory group to the Health and Human Services Department is evaluating a framework for managing patients' consents to share their personal medical information.
An advisory panel wants a new national database to ensure the safe use of electronic health record systems.