To decrease costs and improve patient care, health IT solutions must have access to reliable, near-real time data from across the health system.
Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
President-elect Trump’s proposed legislations will have an effect on functions and priorities of public health and public safety agencies.
Donald Trump’s presidency brings along with it a Republican majority in the House and Senate, concern over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the impact of his presidency on global and public health
By using innovative video technology, government will be able to improve service to the community by meeting residents where they are, particularly in rural communities.
For starters, if you need long term care, consider what it will cost. Here are a couple of good resources to help you forecast LTC expenses.
This discussion of language shows not only that words matter, but that we must treat each and every person with the dignity and respect we would like shown to us.
Given the wide range of activities, and agencies’ desire for Health IT accessibility, the government is in an optimal position to improve healthcare and reduce costs through the secure use of information technology–making Health IT a valuable and strategic market for GSA.
In February 2016, we started a strategic seven-year partnership with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) that represents an estimated $5.4 billion in spend for critical Health IT services and solutions (GSA-DHA Health IT Partnership, 2/4/2016. In just a few short months, it’s already succeeded and proven a model of how we can work across federalRead… Read more »
Health affects everyone, and almost everyone deals with mobile technology. Putting the two together, the growth of health IT seems inevitable. June’s DorobekINSIDER Live brought together experts in the field to discuss current trends in health IT, how it is shaping government, and GovLoop’s recent health IT guide.