Health IT

While technology disrupts every sector, the government has doubled-down on health IT to transform patient care and emergency response.

Oracle faces huge challenge in salvaging Cerner contract with VA
Cerner has been struggling with the VA, which oversees the nation’s largest integrated healthcare system, on a massive data implementation contract. Oracle now owns the problem - literally- and more is at stake than transforming healthcare as the companies touted in a scripted presentation last month.
Equitable outcomes require understanding of ‘Social Drivers of Health’
With the recent emphasis on digital modernization throughout the government, it is paramount that industry partners empower federal healthcare agencies to improve lives and communities by bridging the technology gap to make IT an enabler of equitable healthcare, not an obstacle to operations.
VA lets doctors use telemedicine to cross state lines
A new Veterans Affairs rule will supersede individual state telehealth laws and licencing restrictions to allow veterans' healthcare providers to administer care through virtual services across the U.S.
Former VA CIO optimistic that IT initiatives will move forward
Speaking at a conference following his recent resignation, former Veterans Affairs Chief Information Officer Scott Blackburn expressed confident in the department's move to a new electronic health record system, among other far-reaching projects.
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