Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

Us vs. them
Regional health information exchanges require participants to dampen the urge to compete. But it’s not clear yet whether collaboration is more powerful than competition.

Public health smartens up
CDC’s National Center for Public Health Informatics aims to help public health organizations prepare data-handling systems for a national health information exchange.

VistA’s horizons
The VA’s VistA Imaging system had its beginnings in a government worker’s basement home office. Now it straddles three departments and hundreds of clinical offices.

Editor’s letter

Practicing the personal touch
What is it going to take for doctors and hospitals in the same community to share patient health information?

Policy

Better building blocks

Spotlight

Ambulatory care: The further outpatient

Tech Briefing

BPM software makes health care headway

Back Page

The best path to electronic health records

Featured

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  • Defense
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    Why DOD is so bad at buying software

    The Defense Department wants to acquire emerging technology faster and more efficiently. But will its latest attempts to streamline its processes be enough?

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