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ASM Research wins contract to help modernize VA e-health records system

ASM Research won a three-year, $162 million contract to help modernize the electronic health records system at the Veterans Affairs Department. The VistA system has been at the center of a modernization and expansion debate for years.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , VistA , ASM Research , DoD ,

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:35pm EDT

More doctors turn to e-health systems to care for patients

Almost 50 percent of doctors today now use electronic records to help care for their patients. That's up from 40 percent in 2012 and just 11 percent in 2006, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , CDC , electronic records

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:15pm EDT

$20B in Defense MAC's & e-health records stand up to Sandy

On this week's Capital Impact show, analysts examine multiple award contracts at the Defense Department and how e-health records helped patients during Hurricane Sandy.

Tags: Multiple award contracts , Hurricane Sandy , DoD , BGOV , Brian Friel , Suzanne Levingston , Allen Scott , acquisition , Capital Impact

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 11:12am EST
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ONC expanding Blue Button capabilities

David Muntz serves as the principal deputy national coordinator at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. He joins Federal News Radio as this week's guest on Agency of the Month.

Tags: ONC , David Muntz , Blue Button initiative , Agency of the Month , Sean McCalley

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 11:21am EDT
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Indian Health Service solving e-health challenges with help from VA

The Indian Health Service is using the success of the Veterans Affairs e-health record program to update its own systems. IHS Acting Chief Information Officer Howard Hays spoke to Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month show about the upgrade.

Tags: Howard Hays , Agency of the Month , Indian Health Service , HHS , information technology , health IT ,

Monday - 10/08/2012, 02:16pm EDT
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VA awards previously-terminated e-health records contract to Harris

The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a previously-terminated e-health record contract to Harris Corporation.

Tags: VA , ASM Research , Harris Corporation , technology , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 04:55pm EDT

VA's Blue Button technology extending to rest of feds

The e-health records technology pioneered by the Veterans Affairs Department will soon be available to the rest of federal employees in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.

Tags: Peter Levin , VA , technology , Federal Drive , veterans , Blue Button

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 10:55am EST
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NIH connects patients, providers with health care info

"Patients using portals or EHRs that have implemented MedlinePlus Connect can access easy-to-understand health information on MedlinePlus that is directly related to their diagnoses, medications, and lab tests," according to HHS in a press release.

Tags: NIH , HHS , technology , Gov 2.0 , health IT , stephanie dennis , medlineplus connect , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 10:51am EDT
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VA's Baker to chair e-health advisory board

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have agreed to use commercial, open source software to develop a joint electronic health record. VA CIO Roger Baker will head the advisory board.

Tags: DoD Report , VA , Roger Baker , technology , Federal Drive , Next Gov

Friday - 05/27/2011, 12:59pm EDT