Tag Archives: Healthcare

UK Allocates $120M for Big Data Analytics Projects

The U.K. government plans to spend $120 million on 55 big data analytics programs for research areas such as transportation and healthcare, FutureGov reported Monday. Kelly Ng writes the government intends for the funding to help form big data research centers at universities. The Medical Research Council is tasked with …

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Small Businesses to Feel Impact of New Healthcare Law

The Affordable Care Act took effect Jan. 1 and included a number of provisions set to affect small businesses, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. J.D. Harrison writes the bill expands the tax credit for small businesses with less than 25 employees from 35 percent to as much as 50 percent. To …

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Idea Raised to Combine Defense, Veterans Affairs Health Systems

Some Military Retirement and Compensation Modernization Commission have discussed an idea consolidate healthcare systems of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Military Times reported Thursday. Patricia Kime writes the unified health system concept was introduced at the MRCMC’s public hearing Monday at Fort Belvoir, Va., where various veterans service organizations discussed issues raised …

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Pentagon Calls for Contractors’ EHR Tech Demonstrations

The Defense Department is looking to evaluate existing commercial electronic health record technologies as the agency intends to replace its old EHR systems. An Oct. 1 solicitation calls on interested contractors to demonstrate their off-the-shelf EHR systems the week of Oct. 21 in the Washington region the department’s Health Management System Modernization program. …

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