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DoD, VA accelerate schedule for integrated health record

The two departments are looking for "quick wins" in their integrated health-record strategy, aiming to bring the most important capabilities online three years early.

Tags: DoD , VA , technology , Integrated Electronic Health Record , Eric Shinseki , Leon Panetta , Roger Baker , Jonathan Woodson , Elizabeth McGrath , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 03:05pm EST

Health IT initiatives aim to solve 'little data' challenges

The authors of a special report on health IT initiatives join In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss health IT initiatives.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Love , Anne Reed , ACT-IAC

Monday - 02/04/2013, 05:33pm EST
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VA testing cash prizes to improve its health record system

The Department of Veterans Affairs is trying out a new system of contests to make upgrades to its electronic medical record system. The agency plans to award up to three prizes worth $3 million to vendors who create open-source based components to VistA.

Tags: technology , VA , Roger Baker , VistA , VMBS , acquisition , Jared Serbu

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:32am EST
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Top 3 for 2013 - Bob Otto on federal IT

Bob Otto, executive vice president at Agilex Technologies and the former chief information officer at the Postal Service, shares his technology predictions for next year as part of the special feature Top 3 for 2013

Tags: Bob Otto , Top 3 for 2013 , In Depth , Francis Rose , big data , federal IT , BYOD

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 04:14pm EST
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Panetta, Shinseki order swifter progress toward joint health records

The heads of DoD and VA met on Thursday, and decided they wanted to a plan to speed up the delivery of an integrated health record system, currently scheduled for implementation in 2017.

Tags: technology , VA , DoD , Eric Shinseki , Leon Panetta , electronic health record , information sharing , veterans benefits , VBMS , Jared Serbu

Friday - 12/07/2012, 06:10am EST
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Oct. 19, 2012

Warren Suss of Suss Consulting discusses Sprint's acquisition by Japanese company Softbank. Harl Sanderson, the "mayor of Beale Air Force Base," is honored as manager of the year. Roger Baker, the CIO at the VA, talks about the benefits of electronic health records. Technology reporter Ed Scannell reviews Windows 8.

Tags: Warren Suss , Sprint , Softbank , Harl Sanderson , technology , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DoD , DoD Report , Roger Baker , Veterans Affairs , Ed Scannell , Federal Drive

Friday - 10/19/2012, 09:29am EDT

FDA checking high-risk medical apps for safety

Last year, the FDA proposed a policy to test apps that included "very high-risk interventions" that did not cause any unintended consequences. The agency is now expected to release final policy by the end of this year on which apps it will oversee.

Tags: Bakul Patel , FDA , Mike Honda , House , technology , mobile , Jolie Lee , Federal Drive

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 02:51pm 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 , e-health records

Monday - 10/08/2012, 02:16pm EDT
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DoD, VA's health IT efforts grow out of leadership, necessity

The agencies soon will issue solicitations that will take them one step closer to deploying integrated electronic health records for service members, veterans and their families. The departments have been working on the project for years but have only recently begun to demonstrate tangible progress.

Tags: DoD , VA , electronic health records , technology , Ruben Gomez , Barclay Butler , Jeff Miller , Ed Meagher , Robert Wah , Obama Impact , House Veterans Affairs Committee , CSC , SRA , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:35am EDT
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Technology reforms give agencies a needed lift

In part 2 of Federal News Radio's special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years, we examine the success and change brought by five technology initiatives. We rated three as effective, one as having made some progress, but more is needed, and a fifth as ineffective.

Tags: technology , Obama Impact , cybersecurity , openness and transparency , IT reform , information sharing , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:25am EDT
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