Five years after the nation's first CTO was named, several lawmakers think arming the position with new authority is the best way to reform how the federal government buys and uses information technology.
The Obama Administration's shared services requirements for 26 agencies are on track to save a few billion through a round of migrations, but many agencies are struggling to figure out where to go next.
Cloud computing may have finally reached a tipping point within the healthcare realm, according to a soon to be published report, which found that CIOs' perspectives and trust of the model are evolving quickly.
With an eagle-eyed watch on the implementation of a new Medicaid claims system in 2015, Montana's CIO Ron Baldwin says he wants the state's recently redesigned health and human services IT systems to last several decades. Which is why he is plotting the project similarly to how an urban planner might.
The HITECH Act assigned Regional Extension Centers (RECs) with the task of disseminating knowledge, skills and best practices related to electronic medical record (EMR) system acquisition, implementation and operation to healthcare providers in need of such guidance.