Tag Archives: Healthcare

Profile: Doug Rosendale, Cairn CEO and Founder

Doug Rosendale is the CEO and founder of Cairn Corp., a health information technology startup aimed at advancing interoperability and increased use of mobile technology in the healthcare arena. Before founding Cairn, he served as senior physician adviser for clinical informatics at the Veterans Health Administration‘s office of health information. …

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Pentagon Adjusting Retirees’ Tricare Prime Coverage

Starting Oct. 1, military retirees and their dependents living more than 40 miles from a military treatment facility or base closure site will be moved from Tricare Prime coverage to Tricare Standard, according to American Forces Press Service. Tricare’s new contracts limit Prime’s areas of coverage to regions within a …

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WH Ready for New Healthcare Law Hearing

The White House is prepared for a new case in the U.S. Supreme Court against the 2010 healthcare law, Jonathan Stempel reports for Reuters. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli said in Wednesday filing the government will not oppose any legal proceeding brought forth by Liberty University against the law’s individual mandate, …

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Report: Federal IT Updates, Data Tools Could Save $220B

The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council estimates information technology system upgrades and data analysis could help the federal government reduce its deficit by $220 billion, Joseph Marks reports for Nextgov. An organization official told Nextgov a formal version of its Quadrennial Government Technology Review will be released in November. Marks …

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Robert Wood Foundation Launches Health Law Website

The Legal Barriers project announced it has launched a new website, Health Information and the Law.org. The site serves as a functional, online repository of federal and state laws regulating the access, use, release and publication of health information. It also aims to informs the public of potential legal disputes …

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