Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

Dance of life
DOD's medical evacuation and receiving system in Landstuhl, Germany, manages a logistical ballet that has contributed to the lowest battlefield mortality rate in history

Parlez-vous Health Level 7?
Canadian Forces’ EHR system pioneers use of bilingual translation of medical terms and other functions necessary for global interoperability

Bridging the gap
The VA and DOD are delivering a real-world example of cross-agency electronic health records sharing

The missing last mile
Rural communities that lack broadband connectivity have an extra handicap when it comes to implementing health IT

Form follows function
San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital is incorporating the latest ideas about evidence-based design and information workflow to improve long-term care

Eight years later, RHIO looks for traction
Santa Barbara County provides a case study in the challenges that can result from building health data exchanges

Editor’s letter

Innovation from pressure
All health practitioners fight disease, but only some are involved in critical care, when lives hang in the balance.

Communities

Funding the ties that bind

Policy

Health IT seal of approval?

Technology

Remote possibilities

FDA regulation may spur medical bar coding

Strategies

Quantitative focus produces results

Back Page

Peel: Privacy and health research can co-exist

Rising Stars

Meet 21 early-career leaders who are doing great things in federal IT.

Featured

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

    SEC owns up to 2016 breach

    A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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    DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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    The next big thing in IT procurement

    Steve Kelman talks to the agencies that have embraced tech demos in their acquisition efforts -- and urges others in government to give it a try.

  • broken lock

    DHS bans Kaspersky from federal systems

    The Department of Homeland Security banned the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab’s products from federal agencies in a new binding operational directive.

  • man planning layoffs

    USDA looks to cut CIOs as part of reorg

    The Department of Agriculture is looking to cut down on the number of agency CIOs in the name of efficiency and better communication across mission areas.

  • What's next for agency cyber efforts?

    Ninety days after the Trump administration's executive order, FCW sat down with agency cyber leaders to discuss what’s changing.

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