Heather Seftel-Kirk

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Heather Seftel-Kirk is a freelance writer whose articles, interviews and blogs, over the past decade, have appeared in print, online, and in private organizations and corporations across North America and globally. An avid reader, she is also a firm believer that every person has a story to tell and that every story is worth sharing, if told right. Heather contributes regularly to FedHealthIT Magazine, both in print and online.

tiag® Tasked to Bolster Cybersecurity Posture for Army’s Medical Network and...

“tiag® (The Informatics Applications Group, Inc.) is expanding its cyber team at U.S. Army Regional Health Command – Atlantic (RHC-A) to help prevent ransomware...

The Emerging Case for and Opportunity Behind Population Health

Recently Susan Sharer, Executive Vice President, FedHealthIT, had the opportunity to speak with Nick Padula, Vice President, Home Healthcare Monitoring & Population Health Management...

VA Telehealth: What Goes Anywhere-to-Anywhere

Written by the Govini Team Hamstrung by long wait times and inefficiency in recent years, the Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth initiative promises to fundamentally...

Health IT Analytics: ONC, NIH Pilot Adds Genomic Data Specifications to...

“Rapid advances in the genomics field and the lack of standardized approaches to data collection, coding, and exchange have resulted in incompatible infrastructures and...

A Conversation with Dr. Lauren Thompson, VA/DoD IPO: Enhancing Health Data...

The Department of Defense (DoD)/Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Interagency Program Office (IPO) leads and coordinates the adoption of and contribution to national health...

A Conversation with Dr. Neil Evans, Veterans Affairs: Moving Towards Healthcare...

Susan Sharer, Executive Vice-President with FedHealthIT, recently spoke with Neil Evans, MD - Chief Officer for the Office of Connected Care in the Veterans...

8 Federal Health IT Events to help close out FY17 and...

By Heather Seftel-Kirk You’ve had your turkey, but remember there are still a few weeks of business and social opportunities before 2017 comes to an...

Transforming TRICARE and the Military Health System with DHA Director

Source: Transforming the Military Health System – By David J. Smith, Raquel C. Bono, and Bryce J. Slinger, November 9, 2017, The JAMA Network. Read More...

Pre-solicitation: VA seeks web design and maintenance services related to NCA

The Department of Veteran Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, (NCA) is seeking a qualified SDVOSB for Web Content Support for NCA Digital Services at the...

NIH research turns focus away from gun violence

Two institutes who fund firearm research at NIH will not be renewing an initiative focused on gun violence that was launched under former President...