Andy Slavitt

Andy Slavitt: CMS Urges Health Providers, Patients to Email Data Blocking Cases

Andy Slavitt The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has called on health professionals and patients to report cases of information blockages to the agency through a new e-mail ...
Dave Bowen

Dave Bowen: DHA Nears Full Operational Capability After Military Approval of Health IT Shared Services

Dave Bowen The Defense Health Agency is near full operational capability following an approval by the military service branches for DHA’s concept of operations on health information ...
health infosec

HHS, ONC Award $30M to States to Help Promote Adoption Health Info Exchange Platforms

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology have awarded $29.7 million to 12 grantees to help boost the ...
Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo to Receive HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Nomination

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, will be nominated by President Barack Obama to the ...
Ahmed Haque

Profile: Ahmed Haque, Office of Programs and Engagement Director at ONC

Ahmed Haque Ahmed Haque serves as the director of the Office of Programs and Engagement in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology‘s. He leads ...
Bowen, David

DHA’s David Bowen: Transition on Track for Military Shared Services

David Bowen David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency’s director of the health information technology, has said the agency is in the process of consolidating the military’s various ...
Dave Bowen

Dave Bowen: DHA Eyes Year-End Implementation of New Military EHR Infrastructure

Dave Bowen The U.S. Defense Department could name the winning industry team for the agency’s $11 billion Healthcare Management System Modernization contract in the summer or fall, ...
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 ...
health infosec

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 ...
health infosec

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 ...