Government & Policy

By GHIT Staff 01:00 am October 17, 2005
Health experts hope technology can help them detect and contain outbreaks of avian flu.
By Brian 01:00 am October 17, 2005
The policy advocate group, made up of the heads of some of the biggest information technology companies, has inserted itself into the debate over a national health information network.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am October 14, 2005
Two grants totaling $8.3 million will support research projects to increase the use of information technology.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am October 12, 2005
George Washington University and others will assess the progress the nation is making toward adopting health information technology.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am October 12, 2005
One critic describes the national drive as an effort to sell consumers on the benefits of health IT but not an effort to engage them in its development.
By Brian 01:00 am October 11, 2005
Americans are still concerned about privacy and control of information, according to a new report by the Markle Foundation.
By Brian 01:00 am October 11, 2005
The funding, from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is earmarked for health information exchange projects nationwide.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am October 07, 2005
Wah, associate CIO of the Military Health System, is one of five interim managers.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am October 07, 2005
Personal health records, telemonitoring and biosurveillance top the agenda of the American Health Information Community.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am October 06, 2005
Nonprofit organizations will tackle privacy, security and interoperability problems associated with the use of technology.