ENTRIES TAGGED "Gov 2.0"

Health and Human Services finalizes meaningful use for electronic health records

This week saw the release of the final "meaningful use" criteria for the adoption of electronic health records by doctors' offices and hospitals. The catch is that they can't just install the electronic system, but have to demonstrate that they're using it in ways that will improve patient care, reduce costs, allow different providers to securely share data, and provide data to government researchers in order to find better ways to care for patients.

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From Apache to Health and Human Services

From Apache to Health and Human Services

Apache co-founder Brian Behlendorf discusses the CONNECT health data project.

In this podcast interview, Apache co-founder Brian Behlendorf discusses the CONNECT project and the role data can play in improving patient care and the medical system.

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Want A Job? Learn SharePoint, Says Gary Blatt

Want A Job? Learn SharePoint, Says Gary Blatt

100% of the Federal Government has licenses, but they can't find developers to implement their sites.

Even with an improving economy, there’s still a lot of developers out there who are looking for work. And though it may make seasoned Open Source hackers cringe at the thought, one quick way to find employment may be to go over to “the Other Side” and become a Microsoft SharePoint developer. I recently attended the SPTechCon conference, and talked to Gary Blatt, founder and current board member of the Washington D.C. Sharepoint Users Group, about the overwhelming demand for SharePoint-savvy developers, especially in the federal government.

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