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Hey, How About an iEHR Systems Integrator?

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | June 5, 2012

That’s what the Veterans Affairs Department sort of plans for the $4 billion integrated electronic health record it expects to develop with the Defense Department by 2017, based on language squirreled away inside procurement documents it released last week for a joint pharmacy system.

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Black Duck Software Reports Record Q2 Sales, Third Largest Quarter in Company History

Press Release | Black Duck Software | July 13, 2012

Black Duck Software, the trusted partner for open source software adoption, management, and governance, today reported that Q2 was a record quarter for sales and the third largest sales quarter in the company's history, driven by a 62 percent growth in new subscriptions. Read More »

Cerner at Odds with Hospital over Installation of System

Mark Davis | The Kansas City Star | July 2, 2012

Cerner Corp. and a small Kansas hospital have become embroiled in a dispute over failed attempts to install an electronic medical records system. Read More »

Cisco's Case for Service Providers as Tourniquet for Hemorrhaging Health System

Tine Christensen | Government Health IT | June 27, 2012

While uncertainty about the status of healthcare reform hangs over the healthcare field like a black cloud, there are persistent glimmers of sunshine in the form of emerging incentives for providers and insurers to contain costs. Technology can play a key role in delivering critical opportunities for these much-needed cost savings. Read More »

David Ho Highlights Launch of Bio-IT Asia Conference

Kevin Davies and Allison Proffitt | Bio-IT World | June 6, 2012

Ten years after the launch of the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo series in Boston, the conference made its debut in Asia in the sparkling Marina Bay Sands convention center. The trio of speakers who opened the three-day meeting was veteran HIV researcher David Ho, bio-IT consultant Chris Dagdigian, and AstraZeneca bioinformatician Yaron Turpaz.

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Hack the Programme

Staff Writer | EHealth Insider | May 28, 2012

The geeks shall inherit the world of NHS IT. Or that was the hope of NHS Hack Day 2012. Chris Thorne spent a day with the coders, and found that even the 'old guard' and 'big wigs' were having fun. Read More »

Healthcare Cloud Market to Hit $5.4 Billion by 2017

Susan D. Hall | FierceHealthIT | July 5, 2012

The global market for cloud computing in healthcare is expected to reach $5.4 billion by 2017, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets. Read More »

Healthcare IT News: Act II

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare IT News | January 10, 2012

The healthcare IT scene has changed radically since the first issue of Healthcare IT News hit your desks in December 2003 and President George W. Bush mentioned electronic medical records in his State of the Union address in January 2004. Read More »

Hospital EHR Incentive Makes the Rich Richer

John | Hospital EMR and EHR | July 10, 2012

I’m sure there are plenty of cases where the EHR incentive money hastened EHR implementations that would have taken much longer. I know a number of hospitals that had EHR somewhere on their list of IT projects...I can’t help but see the irony of Obama having an EHR incentive program that makes the rich hospitals richer.

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How Hackers Can Code a Better America

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | July 5, 2012

With the launch of the new Code for America Brigade website, we asked Program Director Kevin Curry to talk about its mission and how you can bring ‘civic hacking’ to where you live. Read More »

How Palo Alto is Leading the Digital City Movement

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | June 14, 2012

Palo Alto, Calif., Chief Information Officer Jonathan Reichental discusses his “digital city” vision, including how he leveraged the local developer community to help build city applications, bringing a “hacker ethic” to bureaucracy and the importance of supportive leaders in managing IT and cultural change.

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Increasingly, Clouds Are Built the Open Source Way

Joe McKendrick | Forbes | June 13, 2012

Today’s cloud computing landscape has no clear leading vendor; but rather is a mosaic of services. While the commercial opportunities are enormous, open source clouds are beginning to dominate the private cloud side of the market.

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Is GitHub Government’s Next Big Thing?

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop | June 6, 2012

With recent attempts from the White House to bring a more agile approach to government technology, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel’s “Shared First” initiative, released in December, coupled with the federal government’s new digital strategy, the door may slowly be opening to a more widespread public sector collaborative coding environment, such as the one provide by San Francisco-based startup GitHub.

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IT Firms Vie for Federal Awards Worth $20 Billion

John Pulley | NextGov | July 6, 2012

A total of 54 companies are eligible to compete for up to $20 billion in information technology and health IT products and services, primarily for the National Institutes of Health and its parent agency, the Health and Human Services Department. NIH is the executive agent. Read More »

IT Officials Spending Less On One-Time Capital Investments

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | June 25, 2012

Federal technology officials are aiming more budget money at operational expenditures and less at capital expenditures, according to a new study. That shift is in line with a plan that federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has long been pushing to shift government information technology spending to a more predictable capital expenditure model, which would reduce the time and effort necessary to lobby agency heads and Congress for one-time spending. Read More »