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Stephen Warren

Stephen Warren Outlines VA’s $4B IT Budget Proposal

Stephen Warren Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, provided a summary of the agency’s proposed $4.1 billion budget for information ...
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Bakul Patel, Jeffrey Shuren: FDA Adjusts Regulatory Approach for Medical Device Data Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided not to regulate medical technologies intended to store, display and transfer health information because FDA believes the devices pose ...
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ONC Drafts National EHR Interoperability Roadmap; Sylvia Burwell, Karen DeSalvo Comment

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a draft plan to establish a system for interoperable health information exchange on a national ...
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Stephan Fihn: VHA to Deploy Predictive Models Over Next 10 Years

Stephan Fihn, director of the Veterans Health Administration’s analytics and business intelligence office, has said the VHA is building predictive models that it plans to deploy over ...
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Scott Svabek: DHA Finalizing Multibillion IT Services Acquisition Program

The Defense Health Agency will hold its final industry event for a potential five-year, $10 billion information technology support contract on Feb. 17, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell ...
Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo: ONC Wants Feedback on Agency’s New Health IT Plan

Karen DeSalvo The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has developed a plan aimed at improving healthcare data exchange between federal agencies and ...
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ONC Releases New Paper on Health IT Quality

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a new paper that outlines strategies on how to further build up the quality of health information ...
Stephen Warren

Stephen Warren: VA Could Open Scheduling Tech Contract Bidding by Friday

Stephen Warren The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could start to request bids from industry for a contract to update the agency’s patient scheduling platform within this ...
Taha Kass-Hout

FDA’s Taha Kass-Hout Eyes New Vaccines in Anti-Ebola Fight

Taha Kass-Hout Taha Kass-Hout, chief health informatics officer at the Food and Drug Administration, expects new treatments and vaccines for the Ebola virus as genomic data from marketing ...
Karen DeSalvo

ONC: Karen DeSalvo to Retain Nat’l Health IT Coordinator Role

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, who was appointed acting assistant health secretary Thursday, will continue to hold her current role as director of the Office of National Coordinator ...