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 ...
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Sylvia Burwell Names New, Continuing Members of HHS Advisory Committees

The Department of Health and Human Services has added Anjum Khurshid to the Health Information Technology Policy Committee and reappointed Floyd Eisenberg, Leslie Kelly Hall and Arien ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo Pushes for Interoperability with Other Arenas to Build Health IT Systems

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for Health Information Technology, believes there are assets and methods outside of the medicine space that healthcare professionals ...
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HHS Opens Health IT Contest to Address Heart Disease; Janet Wright Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has kicked off a challenge in search of health information technology tools from healthcare professionals as HHS seeks to address heart ...
Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo Announces Reshuffled ONC Structure as Stimulus Funds Expire

Karen DeSalvo The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology will undergo major reshuffling as the organization faces new health IT challenges without federal ...
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VA Seeks Esri-Like Geographic Info Tools to Track Outbreaks

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to acquire brand name Esri geographic information software or other products with similar features that the agency wants to use for ...
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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 ...