Government & Policy

By Michael Arnone 01:00 am August 18, 2005
DHS and union leaders met to discuss what will happen next to MaxHR, the proposed DHS personnel system that a federal judge has forbidden the department to implement.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am August 18, 2005
The New Zealand Health Information Strategy focuses on the development of a distributed electronic health records rather than a centralized system.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am August 17, 2005
Report shows how errors can occur when doctors use automated systems to prescribe medicine.
By Janet M. Marchibroda 01:00 am August 16, 2005
Upcoming health IT summit brings together federal, state and local stakeholders to discuss the rapidly changing health care and information technology landscape.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am August 12, 2005
The eHealth Collaboratory will support the development of interoperable EHR systems.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am August 11, 2005
An online library will help service members and others understand the risks that come with the assignment.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am August 11, 2005
Federal advisory group on interoperability was unable to agree on whether to recommend use of national health ID numbers.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am August 10, 2005
Asset-tracking, financial, e-mail and grant systems are some of the applications that are being standardized and consolidated across the department.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am August 04, 2005
A new report lays out a laundry list of legal issues that must be resolved for health IT to really pay off.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am August 04, 2005
Excerpts from a new report, "Assessing Legal Implications of Using Health Data to Improve Health Care Quality and Eliminate Health Care Disparities."