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

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

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    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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