February 1, 2019
Data Innovations in Healthcare: Sometimes Two Steps Forward Requires One Step Back premium
Technological innovations in the storage and computing capacity in the world of data has moved exponentially – especially in the healthcare space.  One of the most dramatic use cases is in the field of genomics.  As Andrea Norris, the CIO for NIH mentioned at a public sector Healthcare Summit on IT Modernization last week, technology […]
August 17, 2017
Bringing Big Data to the Fight Against Government Benefits Fraud, Waste, and Abuse premium
The U.S. Government spends trillions of dollars on benefits programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid each year. Unfortunately, billions of those dollars are improperly paid, reducing the benefits to those who most rely upon them. In 2016, the White House estimated these losses at $144B. Improper payments, fraud, and abuse takes many forms, consider […]
Chief Technologist, Data and Analytics
July 7, 2017
[Webinar] Bring BIM to Your Next Veterans Affairs Healthcare Facility Project premium
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has long been a proponent of Building Information Modeling (BIM). In 2010, VA issued its Building Information Lifecycle Vision or “BIM Guide” stating its commitment to move the organization and its service providers to BIM “as effectively and efficiently as possible”. “Just as the VA’s digitization of patient […]
Autodesk Tech Writer
October 11, 2016
Layered Security Strategies for the Health Sector: An ICIT Briefing premium
Our very own Chief Cybersecurity Technologist and Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) fellow, Don Maclean, recently joined fellow fellows Robert Lord (Protenus), John Menkahart (Securonix), Dr. Ron Ross (NIST) and ICIT co-founder and senior fellow, Parham Eftekhari on Capitol Hill to discuss the risks and threats associated with cyber attacks on healthcare facilities. The […]
January 28, 2014
Digital Health Communications & Engagement Programs: Dining on Elephants premium
Last week, I attended the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) - National Capital Area (NCA) chapter meeting featured a panel of government experts describing the “elephants” of digital health strategies, communications, and engagements.
November 26, 2013
Technically News – 11/25 premium
This week in Technically News: AWS WorkSpaces May Spark Federal Demand for Desktop-as-a-Service; Agency CIOs Thinking Smarter as IT Spending Declines; Congress Embarks on Government IT Reform; How Federal Cybersecurity Measures Can Apply to Healthcare; DLT Builds Navy New Portal to Manage Oracle Tools.
October 31, 2013
Health Informatics Cybersecurity | Main Categories of Risk premium
As we are at the close of this year's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which also marked the launch of the web site, it seems fitting to take a look at healthcare-related cybersecurity risks.