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Search Tags: electronic health records
After more than a year of planning, the Defense Department issues the final solicitation for a commercial software to replace its AHLTA program. The Pentagon expects to make a single award for the contract that could be worth $11 billion over its lifetime.
The Defense Health Agency awards a $71 million bridge contract to support electronic health records at the DoD.
Government incentives and overall popularity are having a very positive impact on the electronic health records market.
The health IT industry is booming and that means so are jobs in that arena. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of medical records technicians is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2012 and 2022.
Electronic health records have been a priority of the Obama administration since the get-go. Defense and VA are still trying to work out a unified electronic health records system. Health and Human Services has been working with the private sector on the EHR puzzle. IBM has some technology ideas that might help speed things along. The company is also sponsoring a Federal Healthcare Forum in D.C. on April 24. Dr. Michael Weiner, retired Navy Captain and now director of healthcare strategic services at IBM, shared the ideas with Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.
Dave Bowen, the director of health care IT and chief information officer for DHA, said the business case for the three-month-old organization shows potential savings by eliminating duplicative systems, networks and applications.
Brian Ahier, president of Advanced Health Information Exchange Resources, discusses the state of the healthcare IT system and how to use technology to improve it.
January 28, 2014
Tags: technology , Healthcare IT , mhealth , Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT , HHS , Dr. Karen DeSalvo , Hurricane Katrina , meaningful use , health information exchange , Brian Ahier , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk
DoD's Health Management Systems Modernization Program seeks input from vendors on the current capabilities of electronic health records in the commercial market. The Defense Intelligence Agency issued a draft request for proposals in late September for the multiple-award Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE) contract, which could be worth $6 billion.
Dr. Devin Jopp, CEO of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Exchange, will talk about his organization and the benefits of exchanging health care data electronically.
October 15, 2013
Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security.
May 28, 2013
Tags: technology , data collection , data consolidation , Kerry Weems , General Dynamics Information Technology , HHS , Physician Quality Reporting System , Medicare , Medicaid , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services , data storage , cloud computing , mobile devices , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk