Federal 100 winner: Chris Worrall

Worrall led the development of an online program used to fill drug prescriptions of uninsured people affected by major disasters.

Opelka: E-prescribing is safe and private

Critics are spreading misinformation that could prevent patients from reaping benefits.

VHA taps CareFusion for bar code software

The product reads bar codes on medication and software modules, such as those that verify and label lab specimens.

A success for health info exchange

Health records successfully exchanged among Boston, Indianapolis and a California county in test of protoype national network.

CMS is fixing drug benefit snafus

Planning for the Medicare drug benefit program required developing a new IT system in less than a year, administrator Mark McClellan said.

HHS awards grants for e-prescribing tests

Four pilot projects will study the effectiveness of standards for interoperable e-prescribing systems.

From health care fortress to IT showcase

Illinois' Cook County Hospital, opened in the 1830s as the Poor House, has become one the most advanced health care centers in the world.