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Study: EHR Revenue to Double by 2012

The U.S. market for ambulatory electronic health records will double from $1.3 billion in 2009 to an estimated $2.6 billion in 2012, according to a study published this month by Frost & Sullivan. The report said the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Medicare and Medicaid EHR …

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FDA Offices Measure Performance with New Tool

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday launched an innovative performance management system called FDA-TRACK to monitor more than 100 program offices. The system is designed in line with the President Barack Obama’s commitment to transparency, public participation, and collaboration in the government. FDA-TRACK measures data from key performance measures established …

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Social Media Reshape Military Life

In a move signaling the pervasiveness of social media, the Department of Defense has recently allowed service members to use social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter at work. While DoD monitors individuals’ use, it is also using them to ensure consistency in organizations’ online footprint. The new policy requires …

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DoD’s Social Media Guru Price Floyd Leaves Pentagon

The Department of Defense’s first-ever director of media affairs and social media czar has left the Pentagon, Wired reports. Price B. Floyd, who is also an adjunct professor at The George Washington University, was tapped last year by DoD Secretary Robert M. Gates to improve the way the department communicates …

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Technology, Engineering Promises Robust Growth in GovCon World

Technology is becoming one of the fastest-growing career fields, with computer-related jobs topping the list and engineering evolving into a promising field for government contractors, according to the Department of Labor. “In the information technology sector, we have seen a significant growth in information security,” Edward Wilde, director of talent …

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New Report Reveals Lack of Green IT Maturity

While green IT has been a hot topic in the last few years, real progress has been slow, and the industry is highly unlikely to reduce its carbon emissions by 2020, according to a new survey. Sponsored by Fujitsu, the “Green IT: The Global Benchmark” surveyed more than 600 CIOs …

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NASA Shares History on Flickr

Three compilations of historic NASA images have been released on The Commons on Flickr, the results of a collaboration between Flickr , the space agency and the Internet Archive. NASA is encouraging visitors to The Commons to add tags or keywords to the images to identify objects and people. In …

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HHS Unveils Insurance-Finder Widget

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced the release of  a new HealthCare.gov web tool that makes searching for coverage options even easier than before. “HealthCare.gov is a valuable resource for small businesses, consumers and their families to search for coverage options and understand the new benefits …

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Tech Pros Losing Faith in America as a Global IT Innovation Leader

Most business technology professionals believe the United States has lost its position as a global IT innovation leader, citing offshore job movement, failure in education, and national policy making as top three reasons, according to a new report. The “Research: Innovation Mandate” report surveyed nearly 625 business technology professionals on …

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Federal Stimulus Billions to Boost Health IT

Earlier this week, Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a new White House report detailing how last year’s economic stimulus package is pushing advancement in health IT by funneling billions of dollars to help hospitals, healthcare providers, states and other parties adopt health IT programs. Overall, health IT is getting $20 …

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