Health IT

HHS publishes tech spec for formatting patient addresses, a key to interoperability


Getting addresses correct is critical to linking patient records and ensuring nationwide interoperability of health IT systems needed during pandemics.

FDA preps second Innovate Today Summit


Interested tech vendors can apply until Jan. 18, 2019.

PIFs launch program to turn health data into helpful digital tools


The PIFs' initiative is modeled after the Department of Commerce's Opportunity Project.

New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care


Suggested ideas include software to aid communication between doctors and Alzheimer's patients, an application to connect patients to existing community resources and more.

VA’s new text message appointment reminder system is reducing no-shows


VEText is one of the VA's many small projects aimed at making the agency more customer-friendly.

This year’s Health Datapalooza is all about learning from the community, leaders say


Feedback from actual data users is "really helpful," HHS CTO Bruce Greenstein told FedScoop.