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DICOM Grid secures $6M to pursue Digital Medical Imaging in the Cloud

DICOM Grid announced last week it has secured $6 million to drive product development and create additional strategic integration opportunities with the industry’s leading EHR ...
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HHS Opens Health IT Contest to Address Heart Disease; Janet Wright Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has kicked off a challenge in search of health information technology tools from healthcare professionals as HHS seeks to address heart ...
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Report: Health IT Products Not Subject to FDA Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration‘s new framework on medical device regulations deems health information technology products as different from medical devices and not subject ...
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NSTIC Funds Program on Password-Less Health Record Access; Jeremy Grant Comments

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is set to kick off a $2.6 million identity-based authentication program for healthcare system users to access their electronic ...
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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Device Data Systems, Image Storage Tech Policies

The Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance for the health industry on the agency’s stance regarding regulatory compliance related to medical device data systems, ...
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Francis Collins: NIH Debuts Bioscientific 3D Modeling Website

The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a new public website designed to help scientists and students create three-dimensional anatomical or bacterial models. NIH said Wednesday ...
USAID

Futures Group & Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan Establish Public-Private Forum to Improve Health Services

With support from the USAID-funded Health Policy Project Futures Group and the Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan (MoPH) have been running a new initiative to establish the Public-Private ...
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DoD Sees Progress in Health Record System Upgrade; Capt. John Windom Comments

Capt. John Windom, the Defense Department‘s Healthcare Management System Modernization Program manager, believes the department is nearing the development of a medical records ...
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Stephen Warren: VA Wants New Scheduling Module in VistA EHR System

Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, said Tuesday the agency is interested in acquiring a commercial scheduling technology that can be integrated ...
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Amazon.com Inc Tech Used in ObamaCare Website Revamp

Obamacare’s health insurance website, Healthcare.gov, is undergoing a revamp to remove certain critical glitches so that it runs more smoothly when people sign up for insurance ...