Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 11:20am EDT

The Federal Drive talks to speakers and panelists from the event, which features government officials and IT professionals sharing best practices in health IT management.

Beth McGrath
Deputy Chief Management Officer and Performance Improvement Officer
Defense Department

McGrath discussed why an interoperable electronic health record or EHR makes sense and how the project is coming along.
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Matt Scholl
Deputy divison chief of Cybersecurity
National Institute of Standards and Technology

While telemedicine may sound like science fiction, it is already a reality, Scholl said. And NIST is working on standards to make the overlaying technology work.
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Michael Fischetti
Director of Acquisition Management and Support
TRICARE Management Activity
Defense Department

Fischetti talked about the big role that small businesses can play in health IT.
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Ed Wilgus
Senior contracting officer
National Institutes of Health
Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center

Wilgus discussed impact of new Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners Three on small businesses and health IT.
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Photo gallery

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