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Content tagged with Leadership posted in August 2012
Top 15 Government IT Innovators For 2012
Slideshows  |  8/30/2012  | 
From mobile apps to testbeds on wheels, creative thinkers at government agencies are finding ways to better serve the public.
Top 10 Healthcare IT Innovators For 2012
Slideshows  |  8/30/2012  | 
Among 10 IT teams transforming parts of the U.S. healthcare system, you'll find important lessons in innovation and persistence.
27% Of Healthcare Providers Say Current Business Model Unsustainable
News  |  8/30/2012  | 
KPMG study says healthcare providers, payers, and pharmaceutical firms have divergent views on changes coming to the industry, but all view health IT as crucial.
Curiosity's Robotic Arm: Strong, But Not Sensitive
News  |  8/28/2012  | 
NASA's Curiosity rover is using its seven-foot robotic arm and tools to gather more information about Mars. Next step: Make the arm 'feel' what it's doing.
Feds Off Target On Healthcare Quality Reporting, CHIME Says
News  |  8/28/2012  | 
College of Healthcare Information Management Executives wants the federal government to fix current obstacles to collecting and reporting data, instead of researching future possibilities.
CMS Finalizes One-Year Delay On ICD-10
News  |  8/27/2012  | 
New certainty about deadline will boost hospitals' efforts to implement the new medical coding system, medical industry experts predict.
5 Trends Will Reshape Health IT In 2013
Commentary  |  8/27/2012  | 
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.
EHR Interoperability Key For Meaningful Use Stage 2
News  |  8/27/2012  | 
Farzad Mostashari, national coordinator for health information technology, stresses EHR-to-EHR communication in webcast.
Feds Bring Post-Acute Care Into IT Picture
News  |  8/24/2012  | 
Long-term and post-acute-care community wants its voice heard, despite lack of government EHR incentives. Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT just weighed in.
Meaningful Use Stage 2 Rules Finalized
News  |  8/23/2012  | 
Federal officials emphasize EHR information sharing, require encryption, but dial back some thresholds.
White House Innovation Fellows Tackle Federal IT Projects
News  |  8/23/2012  | 
Innovation Fellows program aims to improve access to health records, make it easier for start-ups to do business with the feds, create a one-stop federal website, and more.
Public Health Reporting Rethought By Pilot Project
News  |  8/23/2012  | 
Standardization effort aims to make patient health data in EHRs easier for public health agencies to access, so they can respond more quickly to infectious disease outbreaks.
Population Health Management: We'll Get There
Commentary  |  8/21/2012  | 
Getting providers and IT leaders to think in terms of population health, not just about the patient in the office, is challenging but doable.
Healthcare Cost Cutting Hinges On IT
News  |  8/10/2012  | 
Health IT will curb rising healthcare costs--even those related to malpractice suits--and increase efficiency, top healthcare experts say.
Cybersecurity Tops Federal IT Priorities List
News  |  8/9/2012  | 
Amid flat IT budgets, government tech teams are focused on establishing a solid, secure foundation, according to our annual survey.
FBI's Sentinel Project: 5 Lessons Learned
Commentary  |  8/2/2012  | 
Agency used agile development and private sector know-how to finish its long-delayed digital case management system.
Curiosity's Mars Mission: View The Amazing Technology
Slideshows  |  8/1/2012  | 
NASA's high-flying science lab is on a long-term mission to assess the habitability of Mars with tools that include a drill, scoop, camera, and on-board testing.
Health IT Leaders Seek Bipartisan Commitment
News  |  8/1/2012  | 
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society asks leaders of both major political parties to support health IT in their party platforms.


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