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.
DARPA, MIT Research A Self-Healing Cloud
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
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.
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.
Federal App Store Reaches 100 Titles
QuitSTART, an application to help people stop smoking, joins apps from the IRS, NASA, U.S. Post Office, and numerous other agencies at app portal.
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.
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.
NOAA Dumps BlackBerrys For iPhones
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants to cut costs by switching to Apple iPhones and getting rid of its RIM smartphones in June.
Advanced Persistent Threats Get More Respect
When it comes to combating APTs, the odds are against your organization's security team, say security experts such as Bruce Schneier. This type of risk deserves special scrutiny.
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.