Bill Extends HITECH To Mental Health
Eligibility for $20 billion in incentives would be expanded to include mental healthcare professionals and facilities, a group left out of original ARRA provisions.
NASA CIO Conducts A Web Experiment
In a blog post, the space agency's top IT executive shares her eye-opening experience in using the Web to engage with the public in one-on-one discussion.
Broadband Plan Author To Leave FCC
Veteran government technology advisor and leader Blair Levin has been an advocate for spreading Internet usage among technologically underserved Americans.
Washington Debates Broadband Plan
Lawmakers and lobbyists are urging the FCC to decide whether broadband should be classified as a telecommunications service or an information service.
E-Health Records No Quick Fix
Study says electronic health records alone have limited ability to control costs or improve quality, at least in the short term.
Agencies Release Open Government Plans
A Freedom of Information Act dashboard, mobile applications on air quality, online scheduling from Social Security, and a community health data initiative are among the initiatives announced.
Comcast's FCC Win Threatens Net Neutrality
Web site operators who stream high volumes of data over the Internet, including Google and Microsoft, could face higher charges from ISPs as a result of court decision.