Veterans Affairs launches a pilot project to test uses of IBM Watson analytics to help doctors sift electronic medical records to support clinical decision-making in treating PTSD.
National Coordinator for Health IT's draft five-year plan outlines expanded health information sharing through mobile, sensor and analytics technologies.
Veterans Affairs wants to enhance its use of in-hospital location tracking and sensing technologies to improve patient hygiene and clinical workflows.
IBM is leading a group of software firms and developers to build tools to help track, diagnose and even predict the behavior of pandemic illnesses.
The VA’s Business Office of Purchased Care is looking for a virtual learning environment that would provide a more efficient and less costly way to train its employees.
The tech and health care communities are deploying e-record systems, open data and mapping tools, cloud computing and even robots in the campaign to prevent the spread of Ebola.
The funding will support development of new approaches, software, tools and training programs to improve access to biomedical big data.