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EHR vendor CliniComp sues government over no-bid VA contract with Cerner

22 August 2017, 12:39 pmSan Diego-based electronic health record vendor CliniComp has filed a bid protest with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims against the Department of Veterans Affairs for allegedly awarding Cerner a...

OIG scolds New Mexico for failing to secure Medicaid data

22 August 2017, 9:24 amNew Mexico’s Human Services Department didn’t “adequately secure” its Medicaid data and IT systems according to federal requirements, a report from the U.S. Department of Healt...

Hospitals must band together to beat hackers

21 August 2017, 8:26 amConsider this a rallying cry: Hospitals, health systems and networks need to join forces, organize, come together as a community, to proactively fend off hackers, hacktivists, organized criminals and...

ONC, AHRQ would see budgets slashed under proposed House spending bill

17 August 2017, 11:49 amThe House Rules Committee released its combined bill on Wednesday, and the news wasn’t good for the agency in charge of health IT policy. While the proposed bill provides ample funding for the F...

Intel CEO among latest to quit Trump manufacturing council

15 August 2017, 1:22 pmFour executives have left the Trump administration’s American Manufacturing Council following the president’s failure to immediately condemn the violent protests by white nationalists that...

Penn Medicine CIO calls for international law enforcement cooperation to fight cybercrime

15 August 2017, 6:09 amGovernment & PolicyPrivacy & SecurityMike Restuccia says the WannaCry, Petya and ransomware attacks demand more collaboration between healthcare leaders and government agencies, immediately. ...

NIH fast-tracks genomics in clinical care with $19 million investment

11 August 2017, 11:41 amThe National Institutes of Health is awarding $18.9 million to hasten the use of genome sequencing in clinical care. The initiative, which will fund six research sites, is meant to generate innovative...

National e-prescribing bill gains support as Trump declares opioid state of emergency

11 August 2017, 10:42 amPresident Donald Trump declared the ongoing opioid epidemic a national emergency on Thursday, pledging to spend "a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money" to combat the crisis and g...

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Army Health News

Army Research Institute develops app for acute mountain sickness

24 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe Army has never had technology to plan around the debilitating effects of mountain sickness--until U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine developed the Altitude Readiness Management...

Following rape, 'runner' rather than 'victim' defines survivor's identity

20 April 2016, 9:00 pmMonika Korra was raped in December 2009, after leaving a party with her friends.

Green Beret returns to service after amputation

18 April 2016, 9:00 pmA Special Forces noncommissioned officer has returned to full active duty service two and a half years after his hand was amputated to free him from underneath a vehicle before a suicide bomber could...

Giving all they can: Army Family boasts two Military Children of Year

13 April 2016, 9:00 pmFor the past decade, the McIntyre-Brewer family has needed to be strong -- strong, resilient and hopeful. Strong as an Army family as Capt. Steven Brewer deployed for a total of 36 months. And strong...

Strong B.A.N.D.S. sixth annual fitness and wellness program

10 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Installation Management Command's annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign will return for its sixth year to 72 participating Army locations worldwide this May. Strong B.A.N.D.S. -- which stand...

Resilience: powerful anecdote to adversity

5 April 2016, 9:00 pmRetired Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum was a guest speaker during Intrepid Spirit's Open House. Recently, the Desert Storm veteran shared her story of resilience in the midst of adversity to a packed confer...

Research Institute of Environmental Medicine creating 3-D Soldier Avatars

3 April 2016, 9:00 pmSince 2010 researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have taken on the mission to develop a computer program to create the full-body, complete-anatomy avatar of individ...

Team Army set to excel at 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games

30 March 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) selected the 40 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans and five alternates representing Team Army at the 2016 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior...

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HHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications

20 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications...

HHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services

19 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services...

HHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

18 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics ​...

10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016

14 October 2015, 10:01 pm10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016...

HHS Awards More Than $240 Million to Expand the Primary Care Workforce

13 October 2015, 10:01 pmHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell today announced more than $240 million – including about $176 million in Affordable Care Act funding – to support the National Health Servi...

HHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care

6 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care...

HHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility

5 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility...

ACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations

30 September 2015, 10:01 pmACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations...

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