Andrea Norris, the chief information officer at the National Institutes of Health, said her agency is investing heavily in people, tools and cloud services to take more advantage of data.
Beth Killoran, the Department of Health and Human Services chief information officer, said a new agencywide IT strategic plan will make it easier for agency components to head in the same direction over the next few years.
The Food and Drug Administration can process data more quickly thanks to an infrastructure-as-a-service platform. NIH is reducing the time it takes to perform an MRI because of high-performance computing services in the cloud.
Ed Wilgus, senior contracting officer with the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, discusses new health IT contract.
The new virtual lifetime electronic records (VLER) will help prevent misplaced paperwork and help providers maintain and offer quality health care to their patients. Dr. Steve Ondra, the senior policy advisor for health affairs at the VA, explains.