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 ...
Dave-Bowen

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 ...
health infosec

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 ...
GISgraphics

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 ...
healthcare system

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 ...
NIH

NIH Introduces Lumalier’s UV Disinfection Robot at Clinical Center

The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center has deployed a Lumalier-manufactured UV disinfection robot that is designed to eliminate germs and pathogens inside the facility while ...
healthcare system

US, UK to Share Health IT Data and Tools; Kathleen Sebelius Comments

The U.S. and United Kingdom have agreed to share health information technology data and tools, aiming to help build up healthcare delivery systems in both countries. Health and Human ...
healthcare system

Ritu Agarwal: Mobility to Increase Role in Healthcare Over Next Four Decades

A group of healthcare consultants has vouched for personalized medicine and mobility as aspects that will increase their role in the healthcare industry’s over the next 40 years, ...