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The VA’s Blue Button: A Giant Leap for EHRs?

Remember healthcare IT? One of the early tentpole initiatives of the Obama administration and a focus of the stimulus package, healthcare IT, and electronic health records in particular, took a back seat to big ticket debates on healthcare reform, unemployment and tax cuts. In October, the Veterans Administration rolled out ...

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News- Reaction to Open Government Directive

On December 8, Aneesh Chopra and Vivek Kundra announced the launch of the Open Government Directive, designed to increase government transparency and better engage the public. A week since the announcement, many commentators are cautiously optimistic about the new program. A number of commentators have pointed out that the plan ...

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ExecutiveBiz Announces Top 20 People to Watch in 2010

ExecutiveBiz has announced its list of the Top 20 People People to Watch in 2010. Those named include: Roger Baker, Greg Baroni, Wes Bush, Aneesh Chopra, Mac Curtis Michele Flournoy, Patrick Gallagher, Dan Gordon, John Hamre, Walt Havenstein John Hillen, Linda Hudson, Vivek Kundra, Mike McConnell, Janet Napolitano Woody Parker, ...

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White House Announces Arrival of Open Government Directive

Yesterday at 11:00 am Eastern, federal CTO Aneesh Chopra and federal CIO Vivek Kundra, held a live web chat with the public to announce the arrival of the open government directive, as well as answer any questions. The directive reflects Obama’s key priorities and is focused on achieving results. The ...

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News – Webcast Today to Launch Open Government Plan

Today, Tuesday December 8, 2009 there will be the launch of the administration’s Open Government Plan. Vivek Kundra, the federal CIO, and Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief CTO, are planning on launching the comprehensive plan with a webcast that is open to the public. The goal of the plan is ...

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Chopra: Interest in Private Sector

The Obama administration once again has shown its commitment to technology and acknoloegment of the importance of the private sector with its participation in the Technology Leadership & Strategy Initiative. The nation’s first Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, keynoted the Council on Competitiveness’ Compete: Technology forum  earlier this week. The forum included more than two-dozen prominent technology leaders ...

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