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Winter 2018: Death Takes a Holiday

In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian gives thanks for staying alive another year, and dwells on what Health IT is doing to help limit...

The Hybrid Cloud Journey – Understanding the Way Forward

Following up on the recent Hybrid Cloud event, sponsored by Red Hat, FedHealthIT's Executive Vice President, Susan Sharer had the opportunity to speak with Atif...

19 Pieces of Advice for Driving Federal Health FY19 Planning

With FY18 still in the rearview mirror and FY19's strategies and opportunities yet to be set, we thought this might be a good time...

3 Tips on Engagement from a former CMS Acquisition Official

It’s been almost a year since I retired from the Federal Government where I worked as an acquisition official for more than 34 years....

Leading for Success in Federal Health IT Modernization

Understanding that Change Management is critical to Federal Healthcare IT initiatives across agencies with large initiatives such as MHS GENESIS, the VA's Electronic Health...

Sniff Test: Busting Health IT Myths (Part 2)

In this month’s article, Mike makes barbeque out of the biggest sacred cow of all: That Agile is something special and that it has...

Data Interoperability: Connecting the Dots of Big Data to support Veteran care

By Dr. Ron Moody Federal Health agencies and administrators are seeking to navigate the shift to care models that are more data-driven, patient-centric, cost-efficient and...

Sniff Test: Busting Health IT Myths (Part 1)

In this month’s article, Mike digs through a bunch of BS and puts to rest a persistent Health IT myth. Watch and wonder as...

Opinion: VA, NIH, HHS and FDA are Embracing Precision Medicine: A Call to Action...

The NIH launched its precision medicine initiative ‘All of Us’ on May 6th with the goal of enrolling more than one million people, serving...

Former MHS CIO/VHA Deputy CIO shares 5 EHR Implementation Lessons Learned

By Chuck Campbell Now that VA has purchased the same Cerner EHR system as DoD, Government employees and contractors can begin to assess expectations regarding...