SAIC's Canadian business wins electronic health records work in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Company builds its health IT consulting services with acquisition of maxIT Healthcare Holdings.
Harris wins VA health-records contract after it was pulled from ASM Research in January.
Original bidders tapped to take over iEHR contract after original awardee was canceled.
VA spikes key part of its electronic health record project, but a recompete is likely.
The Veterans Affairs Department has selected a small business as the custodial agent for an open-source ecosystem development program to modernize the VA's VistA electronic health record system.
Dr. Farzad Mostashari takes the helm of the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the office that facilitates distribution of $20 billion in economic stimulus law funds for digital medical systems.
After more than a year of deliberation and consultation, the Veterans Affairs Department is moving on its strategy of developing an open-source electronic health record system.
Five Wisconsin lawmakers are urging the VA and Defense departments to consider the benefits of a single vendor for an electronic health record system, according to a Nextgov report.
Veterans Affairs Department CIO Roger Baker discussed how the VA is exploring the creation of an open source development ecosystem to modernize its longstanding VistA Electronic Health Records System.
The Veterans Affairs Department is taking steps toward developing an open source development program to modernize VistA
The General Services Administration has not explained why it is terminating a Military Health System contract ahead of schedule, according to a report in NextGov.
The VA is using a private firm in a demonstration project to see if it can reduce the time it takes to obtain veterans' medical records from non-VA doctors.
The pace of activity in the federal health information technology market has reached a feverish pitch in recent weeks.
Health information technology and services provider Ingenix Inc. announced this week that it is buying health information exchange services provider Axolotl Corp.
Companion Data Services, a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, will host a repository to track doctors and hospitals receiving federal economic stimulus payments for digital health systems.
Roger Baker, assistant secretary for information and technology at the VA, thanks the VistA advisory committee for its "exhaustive" report.
An industry group convened by VA CIO Roger Baker is advising that VistA move to an open source platform and phase out MUMPS.
Ed Meagher, who chairs an industry group that advises the Veterans Affairs Department, is preparing recommendations for modernizing VistA.
The National Library of Medicine held a conference to highlight how patients are using health IT to help manage their own care.
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