FCC Chair Wants More Broadband
A 10% increase in broadband availability means a 1.2 to 1.5 point increase in GDP, Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski says.
Feds Launch Health IT Blog
Health and Human Services' Health IT Buzz blog covers security, regulatory, standards, and other issues.
Obama Team Challenges Web Developers
Having rebuilt Whitehouse.gov on the open source Drupal platform, President Obama's new media team is calling on the open source community for new ideas and technology.
FCC Speeds Cell Tower Reviews
The "shot clock" rule will set a limit on how long local governments can review applications for new cellular towers.
Reporting Health IT Security Compliance Gets Easier
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has unveiled a new program that helps streamline how healthcare organizations report to their business associates their status of compliance to security regulations such as HIPAA and others.
Programmers Charged In Madoff Scheme
Two men were arrested for developing and maintaining computer programs that helped convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff cover up his operation.
NASA Space Technologies Go Mainstream
In its annual report, the space agency identifies 49 technologies that are being repurposed in the private sector, including scheduling software for hospitals and a tuning circuit for 3G networks.
Healthcare IT Career Tips
IT pros without clinical experience shouldn't rule out possible transitions into emerging healthcare IT jobs.