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Trump OKs 10-Week Gov’t Funding Extension

The White House

President Donald Trump on early Thursday signed a continuing resolution to fund the operations at federal agencies through Dec. 11 at current spending levels. The short-term measure was designed to head off a government shutdown at the start of fiscal 2021 and cleared by the White House almost one hour after the midnight deadline passed as Trump came back from a Minnesota campaign event.

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IBM’s Lisa Mascolo: VA-DoD EHR Update Collaboration Key to Health Services Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — Lisa Mascolo, managing director for the U.S. federal sector at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services segment, has said the collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Department in updating the former’s electronic health records system works to transform services to veterans, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. …

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Veterans Affairs Will Adopt DOD Electronic Healthcare Records Platform

The Veterans Affairs Department has decided that it will forego the usual technology acquisition process and implement the same electronic health records (EHR) platform as the Defense Department, according to an announcement today from Secretary David Shulkin. “Because of the urgency and the critical nature of this decision, I have …

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Iron Mountain Offers Canadian Electronic Health Records Mgmt Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Iron Mountain‘s (NYSE: IRM) launch of a new health data management platform designed to ease organizations’ transition to electronic records. Iron Mountain said Monday the Canadian Health Information Management Solution includes cloud-based data mapping and eRecords consultation options. “Iron Mountain …

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Andy Maner: IBM, Epic Extend Partnership to Chase DoD EHR Contract

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and medical information technology firm Epic have teamed up to pursue a Defense Department contract to modernize IT systems that are built to manage electronic health records of service members and their families. The team plans to offer DoD a joint technology platform that will aim to …

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Report: Healthcare IT Venture Capital Funding Hit $2.2B in 2013

Mercom Capital Group has released a healthcare information technology report showing that venture capital funding for that sector reached a total of $2.2 billion in 2013, HIT Consultant Media reported Tuesday. Jasmine Pennic writes the healthcare IT sector closed 571 deals in 2013, up from 163 in the previous year, and …

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