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CGI CONNECT Open Source Software Solution Certified for Use on eHealth Exchange

Press Release | CGI Federal Inc. | August 22, 2016

CGI announced today that the CONNECT Gateway has been tested and certified for use on the eHealth Exchange by The Sequoia Project. CONNECT is a dynamic open source platform that supports the secure exchange of health information for more than two thousand organizations in the U.S., including federal agencies, states, healthcare providers, insurers, and health IT vendors...

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CGI, Marand and Apperta in Partnership to Deliver OPENeP Across the NHS

Press Release | Apperta, CGI, Marand | August 22, 2016

Apperta, in partnership with CGI and Marand are pleased to announce OPENeP - an Open-Source medication management product developed by Marand, in collaboration with the NHS and supported by CGI’s expertise in the integration and implementation of health IT systems. OPENeP is a comprehensive, user-friendly and innovative medication management product built on the Think!EHR Platform, based on open standards (openEHR) and developed with a vision to completely replace time-consuming and error prone manual paper based prescribing and medication administration processes...

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Chain Releases Open-Source Version of Chain Core Technology Powering Visa’s New B2B Connect

Giulio Prisco | Bitcoin Magazine | October 25, 2016

On October 21, 2016, Visa announced a new partnership with blockchain enterprise company Chain that will develop “a simple, fast and secure way to process B2B payments globally.” Dubbed Visa B2B Connect, the system will offer participating pilot financial institutions a consistent process for managing settlement through Visa’s standard practices...

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Change Healthcare Introduces Enterprise Blockchain for Healthcare

Press Release | Change Healthcare | September 25, 2017

Change Healthcare today announced the launch of the first blockchain solution for enterprise-scale use in healthcare, enabling payers and providers to boost revenue cycle efficiency, improve real-time analytics, cut costs, and create innovative new services. As one of the largest independent healthcare IT companies in the United States, Change Healthcare services customers across the continuum of care, using its Intelligent Healthcare Network™ to process 12 billion healthcare-related transactions covering over $2.0 trillion in claims annually...

Changing The IT Culture At NIST

David Stegon | Fedscoop | March 18, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is known around the world for its groundbreaking research and innovations. Del Brockett, the agency’s chief information officer, wants the institute’s information technology services to be at that same level. Read More »

Chopra Resigns From White House

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | January 27, 2012

Aneesh Chopra, the federal government’s first chief technology officer and assistant to the president, has resigned, the White House announced Jan. 27. He is expected to leave in early February. Read More »

Chris Haddad on API Branding for Improved Community Reach

Chris Haddad | OStatic | July 12, 2013

In this special guest post for OStatic, Chris discusses the value of API branding and open APIs for improving community reach... Read More »

Christine Doig on Data Science as a Team Discipline

Srini Penchikala | Info Q | August 26, 2016

Data science is about the design and development of solutions to extract insights from data (structured and unstructured) using machine learning and predictive analytics techniques and tools. Data Science as a discipline and Data Scientist as a role have been getting lots of attention in the recent years to solve real world problems with solutions ranging from fraud detection to recommendation engines. Christine Doig, Senior Data Scientist at Continuum Analytics, spoke at this year’s OSCON Conference about data science as a team discipline and how to navigate the data science Python ecosystem.

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CIO Council's Best Practices Portal Remains a Work in Progress

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | January 31, 2012

The Chief Information Officer Council is working on a Web portal where information technology workers can share best practices in federal IT. But whether that portal is up and running yet isn't entirely clear.

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Cloudera Contributing to President’s Precision Medicine Initiative

Press Release | Cloudera | February 25, 2016

Precision medicine promises to revolutionize healthcare: to improve diagnosis, to target treatment, and to deliver better care. Living up to that promise requires collaboration and analysis of large amounts of complex data from many sources, privately and securely. Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, today announced it will support President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) by providing training and software, and will collaborate with academic and government research institutions doing non-commercial work on the use of data and analytics for healthcare. 

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Collaboration To Improve Healthcare Accessibility For Veterans

Press Release | Kansas Office of the Governor | November 13, 2012

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Tuesday (11/13) applauded a new federal-state telemedicine collaboration that will improve mental and health care accessibility for Kansas veterans. The collaboration involves the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department (VA), the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth (KUCTT) and Kansas hospitals across the state.

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Collaborative Drugs Management "Reduces Errors By Nearly 80%"

Lynne Taylor | PharmaTimes | February 19, 2014

A new, more collaborative approach to medicines management for hospitalised patients has been shown to reduce medication errors by nearly 80%. Read More »

Collaborative Innovation: Keynote Address From Todd Park

Staff Writer | YouTube | August 27, 2012

At the 2012 Collaborative Innovation summit on public prizes and challenges, Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, delivers the afternoon Keynote Address. Read More »

College Students Tackle PTSD at First DC Hackathon

More than 50 college students from across the world gathered this previous weekend at HackDC 2015, the first Hackathon dedicated to crowdsourcing innovative ways to address the serious problem of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by creating mobile applications and solutions. The event, which started on Friday, went through Sunday afternoon. Held at the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center in the Annandale Campus of the Northern Virginia Community Colleges (NVCC), HackDC 2015 provided the participants with access to food, sleeping facilities, and showers so that they could work straight through the weekend. 

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Coming Soon: Health Innovation That Matters

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare IT News | August 3, 2012

The [VA's] Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) Innovation Sandbox Cloud and the Georgia Institute of Technology's Interoperability and Integration Innovation Lab announced on June 26 they would collaborate to address interoperability issues, accelerate the development of integrated health IT solutions, test new products and help train the IT workforce needed to move the industry forward. Read More »