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State Department to tap SDVOSB for EHR Conversion support task

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Two MHS IT/EHR Leaders look to next challenge

Government contractors are always on the lookout for good talent and Military/Federal IT leaders transitioning into the private sector offer up unique expertise and insight. Included here are a couple of Military Health IT/EHR leaders who appear to be on the move. Read more here. The post Two MHS IT/EHR Leaders look to next challenge appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FierceHealthcare: VA expectations for EHR seamless interoperability laid out

VA has laid out some comprehensive expectations for Cerner that emphasize change management and interoperability as part of the EHR initiative. “Documents released by the VA last week outlined some specific requirements for Cerner…” “Unsurprisingly, interoperability and data exchange make up a significant part of the VA’s focus. A performance work statement (PWS) finalized by […] The post FierceHealthcare: VA expectations for EHR seamless interoperability laid out appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Federal Times: Two birds, one stone: VA’s EHR to address interoperability and data centers

“With the Veteran’s Affairs initiative to transition their electronic health records system from the current VistA program to a new system implemented by health IT company Cerner, officials hope to both make the agency interoperable with the Department of Defense’s system and to kickstart their data center consolidation efforts.” “I think that data center consolidation […] The post Federal Times: Two birds, one stone: VA’s EHR to address interoperability and data centers appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CliniComp tells VA it will drop Cerner EHR suit if they will only evaluate...

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Splunk

Interviewed by Susan Sharer, EVP, FedHealthIT Recently we spoke with Kevin Davis, VP of Federal at Splunk, a company focused on making sense of machine data so that it is accessible, usable and valuable. What category do your products fall into: Cyber? Interoperability? Open Source? Big Data? Telehealth? BPM? Or something else not on this […] The post Splunk appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Fierce Healthcare: CDC eyes blockchain for public health surveillance

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Cernering the Market

By Mike Farahbakshian In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian lets his OCD get the best of him, and explores all the overlooked effects and loose ends of the VA’s upcoming Cerner procurement. It’s all those little bothersome thoughts about the matter hovering around the back of your consciousness, put to text. Time to read: 12 minutes. […] The post Cernering the Market appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Improving Electronic Health Record Functionality: What Clinicians Want

By Cliff Freeman “I’m a doctor, not a computer!” Trekkies (or Trekkers if you prefer) will recognize this quote from Dr. “Bones” McCoy’s future replacement, the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) who provided clinical care onboard the Star Trek Ship Voyager. I suspect the EMH was voicing frustration that his programming still required him to interact […] The post Improving Electronic Health Record Functionality: What Clinicians Want appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Gods in the Machine: MUMPS, NoSQL, and the Internet of Things

In this month’s article. Mike Farahbakhshian shows how ancient superstitions live once more, as massive distributed systems like NoSQL and IoT evolve beyond data collection into distributed decision making. See how controversial anthropology and dystopian space operas show us how to envision this brave new world and why. Estimated reading time: 9 minutes. Suggested drink […] The post Gods in the Machine: MUMPS, NoSQL, and the Internet of Things appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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