CIA: Cloud Solving Our Petascale Data Problem
Central Intelligence Agency CIO Gus Hunt says cloud computing will save money, produce better intelligence gathering and analysis, and even improve information security at the agency.
Q&A: Blumenthal Talks EHRs, Healthcare Reform
President Obama's former national coordinator for health IT, Dr. David Blumenthal, shares his thoughts on progress with meaningful use of electronic health records, and what's next for healthcare reform.
Federal IT Budgets Flat Through 2017
TechAmerica says civilian and defense agencies will face tough choices in how they spend their IT dollars and need to focus on cost-cutting and efficiency initiatives.
Data Miners Urged To Dig Carefully
Government officials tell companies at Web 2.0 Summit that they are asking for trouble if they collect data first and ask questions later.
Are EHR Incentives A Waste Of Money?
Critics charge that Meaningful Use incentives only reward longtime users of health IT rather than encourage new electronic health record adoption.
SEC Mandates Cyber Incident Reporting
Securities and Exchange Commission issues its first guidance for how and when companies should report cybersecurity or other incidents that pose a cyber risk.
Meaningful Use Compliance: A Piece Of Cake?
The feds have already paid out $653 million in incentives to clinicians who've implemented electronic health records. For some providers, the work wasn't so hard after all.