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Push for Electronic Health Records

Yesterday at a health policy panel, a top executive stated that most lab reports are still on paper. In order to have a national electronic health record system, this is one of the key components and steps: digitizing lab tests. There are about 200,000 medical labs in the United States …

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HHS Keeps President’s Promise of Transparency

Three ideas from the Department of Health and Human Services are results of the accessible federal decision making process. In a press released dated this week, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the Information Streaming, IdeaLab and YouTube “What To Do About the Flu and Prevention PSA Contest” have been made …

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SBA and Dell Launch New Educational Video Series

The U.S. Small Business Administration, together with Dell, launched a new educational video series yesterday. These videos are aimed at helping small businesses grow and develop, as well as create new job opportunities. The videos include different strategies and tools to help small business bounce back from the recession. They …

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Universities Respond to need for Healthcare Informatics Professionals

Recently healthcare informatics seems to be a buzzword in both the healthcare and education industries. As Congress pushes for a new healthcare system and information technology advances both converge in healthcare informatics and educators are taking notice. Now many colleges and universities across the world are offering degree programs in …

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Better Buy Project Conference Call

On December 3rd 2009, Executive Biz and Military Information Technology Magazine, together held a conference call with Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner of Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, Dan Mutz, of the National Academy of Public Administration, and Esther Burgess or ACT/IAC Acquisition Management Shared Interest Group. The topic discussed was …

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EPA Endangerment Findings Cause Controversy

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency signed two findings regarding greenhouse gases adding them to the Clean Air Act. These two findings named endangerment findings and cause or contribute findings help define which gases contribute the most to greenhouse effect. Endangerment findings state that six well-mixed gases at the …

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New Funds for Green Energy

Early this week the Department of Energy confirmed an additional $100 billion will be awarded to advanced energy research projects.  This announcement comes just days before the much anticipated Copenhagen Summit. Many anticipate that diplomats attending will put pressure on the United States to up their clean energy efforts. Last …

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VA Department Plans IT Service Contract

The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department is in the midst of planning an IT services contract that will compose of a variety of IT products and services for the department itself, as well as other agencies.  The name of the multiple-award contract is “Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology” – also know as …

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