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Health IT Panel Wants To Extend 'Meaningful Use' Deadline
News  |  6/9/2011  | 
Citing unreasonable timelines, the Health IT Standards Committee recommends that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services put off compliance with stage 2 healthcare rules until 2014.
Spy Agency Budget Reveals IT Projects
News  |  6/8/2011  | 
Puppet Master, a space network architecture project, and a next-generation network dubbed Ardent Gunslinger, are among the projects detailed the National Reconnaissance Office's redacted budget documents.
LinkedIn Compliance Enforcement Gets Easier For Financial Services
News  |  6/8/2011  | 
Actiance Socialite eases conformity with federal regulations that require pre-approval of profile updates on social media.
Federal CIOs Report Progress On IT Reform
News  |  6/7/2011  | 
Cloud computing has been used to save money, improve uptime, and boost collaboration at the Department of Interior, Army Corps of Engineers, and Office of Personnel Management.
Should Mobile Health Apps Be Regulated By FDA?
Commentary  |  6/7/2011  | 
App developers and mobile device makers better pay close attention because the FDA says it's looking for "greater regulatory clarity."
Feds Consider Integrated Geospatial Data Sharing
News  |  6/6/2011  | 
A nationwide program to share data via digital images is one solution to challenges to disseminating data across government agencies other public and private entities that collect and store it.
IBM Shows Tools For Smarter City Management
News  |  6/6/2011  | 
The Operations Center platform bundles information-management software with dashboard-style analytics, performance measures, and monitoring capabilities.
White House Seeks Advice On Tweets
News  |  6/3/2011  | 
The Obama administration has posted a survey online asking for feedback on its own social-media activity, as well as questioning people about their own online habits.
Health IT Saves Babies' Lives
News  |  6/3/2011  | 
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.
White House Details Federal IT Reform
News  |  6/3/2011  | 
Government website lists the systems agencies plan to move to the cloud and targets for data center consolidation.
Google Sued For SMS Spamming
News  |  6/2/2011  | 
Twilio, GroupMe, and Google's recent acquisition, Slide, also were sued by users of group text services claiming to be flooded with unsolicited messages.
Public Sector Slow To Adopt Cloud Computing
News  |  6/2/2011  | 
Compared to the private sector, government customers are still evaluating using clouds more than actively adopting them, according to a new study by Red Shift Research.
Department Of Labor Considers Cloud Email
News  |  6/2/2011  | 
Microsoft Exchange-based system may be retired for Web-based email and collaboration.
Federal Agencies Embrace iPhones, iPads
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
The ability to build tactical applications and lure and retain tech-savvy employees have made Apple's smartphones and tablets more viable at government offices.
Federal CIOs Extol TechStat Contribution To IT Reform
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
The technology leaders of the DHS, HHS, and the Department of Commerce credited the Obama administration's review process for helping them fix underperforming IT projects.
LinkedFA Offers Social Network For Financial Advisors
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
Regulatory and compliance issues forced the company to install controls and features not available on consumer social networks.
209,000 Doctors At Risk For E-Prescribing Penalties
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
Healthcare providers who don't write prescriptions electronically may be subject to a 1% Medicare payment reduction in 2012.
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