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 ...
health infosec

Scott Svabek: DHA Finalizing Multibillion IT Services Acquisition Program

The Defense Health Agency will hold its final industry event for a potential five-year, $10 billion information technology support contract on Feb. 17, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell ...
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 ...
medical health doctor

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 ...
HHS Health and Human Services

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 ...
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 ...