Department of Defense (DoD)

Cerner
By Skip Snow 01:34 pm December 14, 2015
Healthcare IT News caught up with Burke recently to talk about the past year's major deals, including its Department of Defense score and the company's overall strategy.
Pentagon
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm November 23, 2015
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act.
Shield with computer code
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm November 19, 2015
Since the first Internet worm in 1988, Randy Trzeciak, technical director of the CERT Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, has been on the front lines of cybersecurity.
Depression
By Jessica Davis 03:31 pm November 06, 2015
Genetic factors increase the chances for the development of PTSD. A crucial advanced prediction tool for those at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorders is the driving force behind a new Geisinger study.
By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm October 28, 2015
Tasked with overseeing the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affair efforts with sharing health information, the Government Accountability Office, is urging the two departments to get on with it.
Interoperability
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm October 28, 2015
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs were both admonished on Tuesday for their inability to work together to create a fully interoperable electronic health record system.
Veteran
By Jack McCarthy 12:57 pm October 27, 2015
Veterans Affairs' long-standing electronic health record system is facing obsolescence and inhibiting interoperability, according to a report, and VA officials are scheduled to testify in front of a congressional committee likely to inquire about replacing it with a commercial EHR.
Army
By Bernie Monegain 12:42 pm October 09, 2015
Retired Capt. Nathan Wayne Waldon had his audience at hello. With a mix of humor, storytelling skills and health IT insight, he kept the crowd at the HIMSS Public Policy Summit rapt to the end on Thursday.
Cerner
By Bernie Monegain 01:42 pm September 04, 2015
Still basking in the glow of its recent $4.3 billion Department of Defense contract win, Cerner showed this week that smaller and midsize EHR projects also continue to be part of the company's repertoire.
Money
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm September 02, 2015
The landmark Department of Defense contract awarded to Cerner and Leidos will have a big effect on how private-sector health systems gauge the value of electronic health record systems, a new report from IDC suggests.

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