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DISA Official John J. Garing Retires

John J. Garing, director of strategic planning and information at Defense Information Systems Agency, announced April 30 his plans to retire from the agency, according to Washington Technology. Garing made the announcement during an internal staff meeting; however, further details have not been released. Washington Technology reports that according to …

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EHR Systems Not a Money Saver for Hospital, Says Study

A new report suggests that while the use of electronic health records systems may lead to lower mortality rates for certain conditions, the new technology does not save hospitals money or reduce patient complications, according to the Arizona Republic. Researchers at the Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business …

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OMB Issues New Rules on Cybersecurity

Federal agencies will this summer start sending real-time automated data feeds on cyber threats to the Homeland Security Department’s national cybersecurity division, which then will analyze the information and offers advice to agencies on ways to address vulnerabilities and defend against cyber attacks, according to federal Chief Information Officer Vivek …

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Blumenthal Focuses on Health IT Reform

National Health IT Coordinator Dr. David Blumenthal last week asked his advisers to come up with a solution on how to streamline federal and state systems for enrolling people applying for health insurance benefits under the law. Government HealthIT reports that Blumenthal asked members of the Standards Committee to start …

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