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 ...

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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Stephan Fihn: VHA Aims to Coordinate Patient Care Through Online Tool

A Veterans Health Administration office is leading efforts to implement an online care coordination tool intended to integrate data points for coordinating care of between 900 and ...

HHS to Switch to Hewlett-Packard as Host of Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

Hewlett-Packard Co. has been selected by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to host the government’s health insurance marketplace website, The Wall Street Journal said ...

DC, Minnesota Officials Share Health Exchange Prep Strategies

Government contractors and employees worked together under a tight deadline in an effort to get health insurance marketplaces online, Nextgov reported Friday. Joseph Marks writes HIX ...
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ONC Reports Increased HIE Adoption; Farzad Mostashari Comments

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says health information exchange between U.S. providers and hospitals grew 41 percent from 2008 to 2012, Fedscoop ...
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DoD, VA Address Healthcare Data Standardization Project

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs will develop a data management service that seeks to allow the agencies to seamlessly share electronic medical records, Nextgov reported ...

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