Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN)

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S&I's Doug Fridsma on NwHIN Enabling the Next Amazon, eBay or Facebook

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 22, 2011

Consider NwHIN to be the building blocks for what may become the World Wide Web of healthcare information – on top of which may one day be the next Amazon, eBay or Facebook, only with a health slant. Read More »

So I Have an EMR System. Now What?

Colin Barry | Health News Digest | October 20, 2011

Technology has profoundly transformed the practice of medicine with new diagnostic tools and treatment options that would have been unimaginable just a few decades ago. Read More »

The 4 Lessons Gleaned from SSA's NwHIN Project

Gerard Reeder | Government Health IT | October 5, 2011

One of the most high-profile ARRA NHIN contracts, the Social Security Administration's (SSA) effort to gather medical evidence in support of disability claims over the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) and expand the Exchange's Participant list to a more national coverage is finally realizing tangible results as a number of contractors have moved their systems into go-live productio Read More »

VA Shifts VLER Work to $12B Contract

Nicole Blake Johnson | Federal Times | February 9, 2012

The Veterans Affairs Department is turning to companies on its $12 billion information technology contract to help develop the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Health Record, an initiative to provide veterans and service members with instant electronic access to their health and benefits information and other services.

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VA, DoD To Expand Health Information Exchanges

Nicole Blake Johnson | Federal Times | August 29, 2012

The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments are ready to expand 13 pilot programs and offer veterans’ health information exchanges nationwide. Read More »

VLER Opens to More Vets in More Places

Molly Merril | Government Health IT | September 9, 2011

The pilot for the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER), which enables sharing of Veterans' health records will be expanded, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday.  Read More »

Where's The Plan For Interoperability?

John Loonsk | Healthcare IT News | September 22, 2014

Six reasons we will not have health IT interoperability without an architecture...

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