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NIST Software May Help Improve Health IT Privacy

According to a recently released statement from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, health IT may be incorporating privacy software the agency developed 10 years prior to control access to critical information systems. The patented software was created by former member of NIST’s Software and Systems Division John Barkley …

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ONC Now Accepting EHR Certification Applications

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has begun accepting applications from organizations that wish to be temporarily certified for using electronic health record systems. The certification deems the healthcare providers eligible for federal funding as long as their EHR use falls under the meaningful use requirements, a …

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TSA Looks to the Cloud

The Transportation Security Administration may soon be dealing with a different type of cloud than they are used to. Chief Information Officer for TSA Emma Garrison Alexander recently spoke with Federal News Radio about the future of the agency’s utilization of cloud computing and how it plans to move forward …

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NASA at Your Finger Tips

Interested in NASA and have a smartphone? Then you will be able to access all the latest information, images and videos from the space agency. The newly updated app features four different screens: The missions home screen, which displays all current NASA missions in a table view; the images home …

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Government Launches New Smartphone Apps

The government continues to strengthen its presence in the technology realm with today’s release of four new smartphone apps. The Obama administration unveiled the new apps as part of the relaunch of the government website, USA.gov. The apps “Product Recalls,” “My TSA,” “UV Index” and “My Food-a-Pedia” put a refreshing …

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