5 Keys To U.S. National Mobility Strategy
Security, device support, and applications development are tough issues that agency CIOs must address as they hurry to put smartphones and tablets into more employees' hands.
Healthcare IT Goes Star Trek
Captain Kirk could talk to his computer and get the information needed to make executive level decisions. The latest clinical analytics tools featured at HIMSS are just about there.
Air Force Unit Cancels iPad Procurement
Special Operations Command had planned to acquire nearly 3,000 iPads to transfer paper-based flight information and technical manuals to an electronic format.
ICD-10 Delay Worries Health IT Leaders
The train's already left the station for organizations that have been prepping for an October 2013 ICD-10 deadline, say health IT organizations and CIOs.
Changes Planned For Meaningful Use Rules
HIMSS12 attendees were disappointed when details of Meaningful Use Stage 2 rules weren't revealed on Tuesday, and they were surprised to hear that changes will be made to Stage 1 rules.
Highmark Will Use Verizon-Built HIE
Health information exchange will link healthcare organizations across western Pennsylvania, providing cloud access to patient data and cutting costs by reducing redundancy of lab and imaging tests.
Veterans Affairs CIO Eyes Budget Increase
While spending for most federal IT groups will be flat in 2013, Department of Veterans Affairs seeks budget boost to improve access to electronic health records, telehealth, and mobile devices.
HHS Delays ICD-10 Deadline
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responds to increasing pressure from AMA and others to reduce regulatory 'burden' from the new medical billing coding system.
GSA Prepares For Federal Mobile Push
General Services Administration simplifies federal procurement of wireless equipment and services, expands its smartphone use to iPhones and Android-based devices.
What To See At HIMSS12
Among the hundreds of health IT presentations, demos, and vendor offerings at HIMSS12 next week, don't miss these highlights.
New Website Tracks Health Bills, State By State
Bill Track 50 monitors all bills, including healthcare-related legislation--on ICD-10, health informative exchanges, and the like--for each state. One use: Search for and compare similar proposals.
Obama Would Cut Military IT Budget
The White House budget proposal for fiscal 2013 would cut the Department of Defense's IT budget by 3.6%. But cybersecurity gets an increase.
Healthcare Reform Is Here, Like It Or Not
Participation in new accountable care organizations isn't for the faint of heart. But healthcare providers that have their IT acts together have a good head start.
Obama Boosts Federal R&D By $2 Billion
Department of Homeland Security, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Department of Energy are among the agencies that will likely see budget boosts in fiscal 2013.
GSA Details Federal Cloud Security Program
The General Services Administration on Tuesday released extensive new details on FedRAMP, a program the Obama administration hopes will accelerate the adoption of cloud computing and cut security costs.
Health IT's Newest Ideas: HIMSS12 Preview
Take an early look at 14 of the most interesting health IT products and services that will be displayed at the annual HIMSS conference, happening this month in Las Vegas.