National Patient ID System: Debate Stoked
Hoping to spark a national conversation on information exchange, a prominent health IT advocate has started a WhiteHouse.gov petition to have Congress lift ban on HHS national patient identification system.
MOOCs Are Here To Stay, Profs Say
Professors who teach massive open online courses predict they will bring down the cost of higher education -- but not all agree on whether MOOCs should offer credits.
U.K. Government: Who Needs A CIO?
British state eliminates chief information officer role; says it's more productive to instill greater digital expertise in individual departments.
ATF's Gun Tracing System Is A Dud
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is using 1960s era technology to manage a 21st century problem. When will this get fixed?
10 Helpful Apps From Uncle Sam
Mobile apps created by federal agencies will help you track NASA missions, travel smoothly and even get tax advice. Check out our latest guide to apps from Uncle Sam.