National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

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Integrating Social Services IT Brings Benefits, Risks

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | June 12, 2013

Whether or not they’re expanding coverage eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs are subject to a fair amount of financial and policy flux these days. Read More »

NASCIO Addresses IT Procurement Risk in States

Press Release | NASCIO | September 4, 2013

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released an issue brief focusing on state information technology (IT) procurement risk. Read More »

NASCIO Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in State IT: Finalists Announced for 2017 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards

Press Release | National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) | August 3, 2017

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has selected 32 finalists across 11 categories for the State IT Recognition Awards. This is the 29th consecutive year NASCIO has honored outstanding information technology achievements in state government through the awards. Projects and initiatives from NASCIO member states, territories, and the District of Columbia were eligible for nomination. NASCIO members served as volunteer judges to review the 100+ submissions, narrowing the nominees down to finalists in each category. From these finalists, a recipient will be announced during an awards dinner at the upcoming NASCIO Annual Conference this October in Austin, Texas...

Q and A: What Feds Can Learn From Cities' Open Data Experiences

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | November 27, 2013

Cities hold the largest share of government data in the U.S., covering everything from liquor licenses to teacher performance reviews, but only a handful of cities have released that data to outside researchers and app developers. Read More »

State CIOs Eye Enterprise IT, More Federal Flexibility

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | January 22, 2013

Interoperability, IT funding and the yet-to-be-built public safety broadband network are a few of the national issues weighing heavy on the minds of state CIOs in these early days of 2013. Read More »

The 8 Health IT Facets of NASCIOs Top 10 Priority List 2012

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | October 27, 2011

Not surprisingly, healthcare is high on the list of priorities for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for the coming year. Healthcare, in fact, secured the number 4 spot on the top 10 list, trailing consolidation/optimization, budget and cost control and governance, respectively. Read More »

The Health IT Landscape Through the Lens of the State CIO

State Chief Information Officers (CIO) are finding themselves front and center with regards to shaping state strategies and determining how best to use information technology (IT) to achieve key goals related to a number of major state healthcare initiatives. Read More »

Why Cloud-Based Public Health Solutions are a Good Option for Clinical Decision Support

Cloud computing is one of the most powerful technology deployment strategies in use today. In fact, the notion of cloud resources has become prominent in consumer computing with only a limited understanding of what it means or does (e.g., Apple iCloud and Google Cloud). In this article we will examine some of the key reasons to host public health clinical decision support (CDS) solutions in the cloud. In a recent national survey, 95% of respondents indicated that they were using some form of cloud computing in their environment...The first step is to to understand the difference between cloud computing and traditional computing.

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