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Q&A: Montana's CIO On Enterprise IT For A Smooth MMIS Rollout

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | July 24, 2013

Many state agencies have been modernizing their IT systems in the past decade, or are in the process of doing so — especially in health and human services. Read More »

Should Consumers Bear The Cost To Upgrade The Grid?

Fawn Johnson | Nextgov | March 17, 2014

Given that it will cost upward of $4 trillion over the next 20 years to modernize electricity, gas, and water lines, is it OK to allow utilities to tack on extra charges to customers' bills to pay for those upgrades? How can customers voice their opinions? The first question is one that utility regulators deal with on a daily basis. The second question is only just beginning to surface.

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The U.S. Air Force Explains Its $1 Billion ECSS Bonfire

Robert N. Charette | IEEE Spectrum | December 6, 2013

“We learn from failure, not from success!” Well, if we apply Dracula author Bram Stoker's maxim to the U.S. Air Force, it could make the case that it has learned the most of all the U.S. military services. Read More »

The VA’s Generational Problem

Juliette Kayyem | The Boston Globe | May 27, 2013

This week, we honor those who have died in America’s wars. And those who survive. [...] Nonetheless, support for veterans has taken a decidedly political turn lately as calls mount for the secretary of veterans affairs, Eric Shinseki, to resign. Read More »

VA Names Scheduling App Contest Winners

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | October 14, 2013

The Veterans Health Administration is looking for a new medical scheduling application — and now it has a range of choices from an app design competition. Read More »

VA Post-iEHR Strategy Takes Shape As VistA Evolution

David Perera | FierceGovernmentIT | January 29, 2014

The Veterans Affairs Department's immediate post-iEHR strategy for modernizing its electronic health record is taking shape under the banner of "VistA Evolution," with the Veterans Health Administration releasing Jan. 27 a solicitation for support services in its office of Health Systems Informatics. Read More »

Veterans Affairs Department Appoints New CTO

Elena Malykhina | InformationWeek | July 30, 2013

New CTO Marina Martin broke fresh ground as an entrepreneur in government, a Presidential Innovation Fellow and as senior adviser to federal CTO Todd Park. Read More »

What We Could Do With A Postal Savings Bank: Infrastructure That Doesn’t Cost Taxpayers A Dime

Ellen Brown | Web of Debt Blog | September 23, 2013

[...] What has pushed the USPS into insolvency is an oppressive 2006 congressional mandate that it prefund healthcare for its workers 75 years into the future. No other entity, public or private, has the burden of funding multiple generations of employees who have not yet even been born. Read More »

Health Information Technology Conference

Event Details
May 15, 2012 - 7:00am - May 16, 2012 - 5:00pm
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
United States

On May 15-16, government and industry experts from DHHS, CMA, McKesson, MedStar, John Hopkins, and AT&T, among several other organizations, will gather in Washington, D.C. to participate in the Health Information Technology Conference. Read More »

2014 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

Event Details
April 1, 2014 - 7:30am - April 2, 2014 - 5:00pm
The Grand Historic Venue Baltimore, MD
United States

The 5th Annual State Healthcare IT Connect Summit, (in partnership with eHI) will take place on April 1-2, in Baltimore, MD. The two-day program provides critical insights into the expanding role of State Health IT in Medicaid Modernization, Implementing HIX (Health Insurance Exchange) and Health System Transformation / Population Health Management[...]. Read More »