How To Meet An IT Exec's Need To Know
Shameless self-promotion can be a good thing when it also provides IT managers with useful resources. InformationWeek Healthcare's upcoming IT Leadership Forum does just that.
Making Star Trek Reality: NASA Wants Ideas
Defense Department and the space agency want sci-fi fans, scientists, and space junkies of all types to help brainstorm ways to to fly humans to the outer reaches of the solar system by 2111.
As Fed CIO Kundra Departs, Will Progress Stall?
An analysis of Kundra's tenure earns him good grades for transformation--but his peers have split feelings on whether progress lies ahead, or a lack of leadership continuity will mean a stall.
Federal CIO Kundra Resigns For Harvard Job
Vivek Kundra will leave the White House for the Ivy League after two years of pushing aggressively for federal IT reform on consolidation, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
EHR Donation To Help Bridge Digital Divide
Quest, and its IT subsidiary MedPlus, are the first vendors to officially participate in a HHS effort to support e-health record adoption rates among healthcare providers in underserved, minority communities.
U.S. Grills China About Cyber Attacks
Chinese IP addresses have been implicated in numerous, recent distributed denial of service attacks, which top State Department officials see as a human rights issue.
Obama To Close 50% Of Federal Websites
Say goodbye to the website of Fiddlin' Forresters, an old-time string band made up of U.S. Forest Service employees. It's on a hit list as the White House targets wasteful spending.
Progress And Pain With Federal Plan
Seven months into the plan to reform federal IT management, seven major agency CIOs gave updates on CIO.gov recently on their progress around key initiatives.
FBI Ramping Up Cyber-Attack Defense
FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress that high-profile hacks into Google and Sony highlight increased threats and make cybersecurity a key priority.
Rock Health Boosts 11 Health App Startups
The startups, which have promising mobile or web-based health apps, will receive grants, office space, and mentoring from business and health industry professionals.
White House Seeks Advice On Tweets
The Obama administration has posted a survey online asking for feedback on its own social-media activity, as well as questioning people about their own online habits.
Health IT Saves Babies' Lives
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.