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Surgeon General: Focus on outcomes will advance Army health care

March 28, 2008 The Army surgeon general says the Army should adopt the combat medicine practices used in Afghanistan and Iraq and shift its medical model to one based on ...

What's Brewin' Column: Bye-bye public circuit buys

March 28, 2008 A free society is based on the uninhibited flow of information, but sometimes the amount of information put out by the Defense Department makes no sense.

National health records network to expand

March 27, 2008 HHS initiative also will integrate electronic health records from Defense, Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Service and other agencies.

HHS awards network contract to share medical records

March 25, 2008 Harris Corp. will borrow components from other federal health systems to build the National Health Information Exchange Gateway so clinicians at four ...

NIH told patients about security breach weeks after incident

March 24, 2008 Personal data on 2,500 individuals had not been encrypted, an apparent violation of an Office of Management and Budget memo directing agencies to encrypt ...

Contract award protests charging conflicts of interest on the rise

March 21, 2008 As agencies rely more on outside contractors to evaluate bids, GAO sees more complaints about bias.

Using virtualization to create policy

March 20, 2008 Agencies use a "synthetic" United States to play out policies.

Public satisfaction with e-government lowest since 2005

March 20, 2008 The dip is due to several factors, including uncertainty about the upcoming presidential election and transition, according to publishers of the University ...

EPA, Energy seek to reduce data center energy use

March 19, 2008 With data centers' energy use growing at a rate of 12 percent a year, federal and industry officials have become increasingly alarmed about the strain the ...

Veterans Affairs closer to deploying comprehensive e-Benefits portal

March 14, 2008 The department expects to have a bare-bones site operating in the next few weeks with health and benefits information for vets.