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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Karen DeSalvo to Join HHS as Acting Health Assistant Secretary

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, director of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will move to the Department of Health and Human Services as acting assistant ...
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Mark Byers: VA, Health Orgs Should Leverage Big Data for Proactive Healthcare

DSS President and CEO Mark Byers has called on healthcare organizations to facilitate the transformation of the field from reactive to proactive through new strategies and investments in ...
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NIH to Put $656M Toward Biomedical Big Data Research Initiative; Francis Collins Comments

Francis Collins The National Institutes of Health will invest about $656 million in a biomedical big data research initiative through 2020 to develop software and support a training ...
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Health IT Coordinator’s Office Prepares Road Map to Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator For Health Information Technology is building a shared road map for health IT stakeholders to establish interoperability across the health ...
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Former UnitedHealthcare Attorney Lucia Savage Named ONC Privacy Chief

Lucia Savage Lucia Savage, formerly senior associate general counsel at health insurance firm UnitedHealthcare, will join the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information ...
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Dave Bowen: DHA Plans to Standardize DoD’s Health Data Collection

Dave Bowen The Defense Health Agency is working to standardize health data collection for the Defense Department as part of efforts to modernize the military healthcare system, FCW ...