A bill introduced last week by Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., could be a shot in the arm for hospitals that need financial help for their Internet billing and electronic drug-ordering projects. If approved, Kennedy's eHealth Care Act would provide $350 million in grants in fiscal 2003. The act also sets standards for health-insurance transactions over the Internet.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.