E-Prescribing Use Continues To Grow
About 190 million prescriptions were sent electronically in 2009 and that's expected to increase to 300 million in 2010, according to Surescripts.
OMB Director Nominee Hints At Tech Priorities
In mostly cordial nomination hearings, Jack Lew says that as director of the Office of Management and Budget, he'll focus on, among other things, procurement and performance management.
Why Eli Lilly Might Talk To More Than One Cloud Vendor
In a discussion on cloud computing at the InformationWeek 500 Conference, Eli Lilly CIO Michael Heim disclosed that his firm has explored options with BlueLock and Savvis. Eli Lilly thus far has been strongly identified as a marquis user of Amazon's EC2. Could it be about to switch? Probably not but there's reason to shop around.
VA Mismanaged FLITE Contractor
General Dynamics' performance on the Financial and Logistical Integrated Technology Enterprises program's Strategic Asset Management system pilot project was not adequately monitored, according to the agency's inspector general.
GSA Plans Data Center Consolidation
As part of its sustainability plan, the General Services Administration plans to install advanced energy meters in all of its data centers by year end and reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020.