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FDASIA Report Proposes Streamlined Framework for Health IT

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a streamlined, risk-based framework that medical device and information technology application developers can follow without the long lead ...
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LexisNexis CMO Peter Edelstein to Speak at Health IT Congressional Briefing

Peter Edelstein, chief medical officer at LexisNexis, will participate in a panel discussion on healthcare data management issues at a congressional briefing to be hosted by the Institute ...
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FDA Sends Draft of Health IT Regulations to Congress

The Food and Drug Administration Safety Innovation Act working group has released a draft document that proposes recommendations about how mobile healthcare technology should be regulated, ...
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HHS-Backed Survey Evaluates Health IT Training Milestones

A Department of Health and Human Services-funded study has indicated that grantees of a $116 million training program have fulfilled requirements of the health information technology ...
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Eric Shinseki: VA Seeks to Adopt Commercial Software for EHR Architecture

Eric Shinseki The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to upgrade its existing electronic health record system as the Defense Department holds a competition to upgrade the Pentagon’s ...

GAO: HHS Should Re-Examine EHR Program Strategies

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Health and Human Services to realign its electronic health record programs strategies with intended goals. Participation ...
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Nevada Health Chief Mike Willden Endorses Deloitte for Health Insurance Exchange Review

Mike Willden Deloitte Consulting has been selected to continue work for Nevada’s health insurance online marketplace upon a recommendation from the state’s Department of Health ...
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Henry Jackson Foundation Picked for Navy Sepsis Research Grant; John Lowe Comments

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $34 million grant to help the Naval Medical Logistics Command perform clinical ...
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Jonathan Woodson, Douglas Robb Update Lawmakers on New Defense Health Agency

Defense Department officials have updated House subcommittee on the progress of the agency’s new healthcare organization, American Forces Press Service reported Friday. Terri ...
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Veterans Affairs Refreshes Health ID Cards

The Veterans Affairs Department is set to begin distribution of new health identification cards to nearly four million veterans and family members. The cards will display a unique electronic ...

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