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Damon Davis: HHS to Refresh Open Health Data Portal

The Department of Health and Human Services plans to update the HealthData.gov website with the goal of making it easier for users to access public data sets in the repository, Federal ...
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VA CIO Nominee LaVerne Council Says to Focus on Data Interoperability

LaVerne Council LaVerne Council, President Barack Obama’s nominee to the chief information officer post at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has described how she plans to ...
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Matt Hepburn: New DARPA Tech Program Seeks to Help Human Body ‘Cope with Infection’

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new program that seeks to develop medical intervention systems intended to help the human body cope with different types ...
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Christopher Miller: More Work Needed for DoD-VA EHR Exchange

Christopher Miller The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs continue to work on exchanges of electronic health records between both two agencies and the interoperability ...
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Sylvia Burwell, Karen DeSalvo: HHS Proposes EHR Rules for Incentives, Interoperability

Sylvia Burwell The Department of Health and Human Services is leading efforts to release the latest rules on managing electronic health records under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR ...
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DHA’s David Bowen: Transition on Track for Military Shared Services

David Bowen David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency’s director of the health information technology, has said the agency is in the process of consolidating the military’s various ...
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Rep. Michael Burgess Drafts Bill on New EHR Systems Interoperability Measures

Rep. Michael Burgess Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) is proposing new measures for vendors to comply with systems interoperability standards for electronic health records as he pointed to ...
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NIH’s Francis Collins: Big Data Portal for Alzheimer’s Disease to Aid R&D

Francis Collins The Accelerating Medicines Partnership between the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and private-sector partners has launched a big data ...
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Valerie Jensen: FDA Releases Mobile Tool to Deliver Drug Supply Chain Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rolled out a new mobile application designed to inform the general public about essential medicines in short supply. FDA said Wednesday it ...
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Dave Bowen: DHA Eyes Year-End Implementation of New Military EHR Infrastructure

Dave Bowen The U.S. Defense Department could name the winning industry team for the agency’s $11 billion Healthcare Management System Modernization contract in the summer or fall, ...