Tag Archives: interoperability

NIST Issues Draft Guidance on Cyber Threat Info-Sharing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of its Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing to facilitate interagency collaboration in responses to cyber attacks, GCN reported Friday. NIST wants the guidance to help limit the effect of future attacks by enabling active sharing of threat intelligence and coordination of incident response efforts, the …

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ONC: Karen DeSalvo to Retain Nat’l Health IT Coordinator Role

Karen DeSalvo, who was appointed acting assistant health secretary Thursday, will continue to hold her current role as director of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology as she serves in her new role for the Department of Health and Human Services. ONC released an update on DeSalvo’s new responsibilities Thursday …

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Mark Byers: VA, Health Orgs Should Leverage Big Data for Proactive Healthcare

DSS President and CEO Mark Byers has called on healthcare organizations to facilitate the transformation of the field from reactive to proactive through new strategies and investments in technology to leverage medical data. Byers wrote in a guest post published Friday on Nextgov his recommendations for organizations, particularly the Department of Veterans Affairs, to interoperable systems …

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Health IT Coordinator’s Office Prepares Road Map to Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator For Health Information Technology is building a shared road map for health IT stakeholders to establish interoperability across the health IT system. ONC officials said the office has been working with policymakers, technology developers, health institutions and other stakeholders to develop a framework designed to drive greater access to healthcare, technologies and information. …

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Army Nat’l Guard Deploys Emergency Comm System for Interoperability

The Army National Guard is deploying the Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal system to facilitate emergency communications interoperability among first responders with the goal to sustain Internet and phone operations during disasters. Amy Walker wrote on Sept. 29 that DIRECT comprises a Delta Package and a Joint Network Node equipped with a Satellite Transportable Terminal and …

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MeriTalk: Gov’t Adopting Cloud But Concerned Over Data Stewardship; NetApp’s Kirk Kern Comments

MeriTalk has released the findings of a study underwritten by NetApp and Arrow indicating that federal agencies are looking to expand their use of cloud but many remain wary about its potential impact to operations. The study found that 89 percent of information technology professionals in government continue to be concerned about data stewardship …

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