Government's Affordable Care Act website getting five times more users

Government's Affordable Care Act website getting five times more users

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. chief technology officer said the government expected its healthcare reform's website to draw 50,000-60,000 users at once, but traffic has hit 250,000.

Google launches healthcare company to extend life

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Google, the U.S. technology giant, announced it is investing in a venture that would work to combat the aging process and disease.

Obama health plan faces big obstacles

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. healthcare analysts say President-elect Barack Obama's plan to make medical records standardized and electronic faces big obstacles.

Health Biz: View healthcare IT as a tool

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Healthcare providers are slowing moving toward adopting clinical IT systems and sometimes the road gets a little bumpy.

HealthBiz: Healthcare takes a back seat

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Healthcare is not going to be President Bush's second-term priority, reimportation likely is dead, and other healthcare business news.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Guide helps form electronic health system

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a guide Wednesday to build an improved health information system that could revamp healthcare.

Analysis: Creating e-records a challenge

A 10-year plan to create a national health information network, the framework for which was laid out Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services, is daunting in its technological challenges but also sorely needed.
ELLEN BECK and BRAD AMBURN, United Press International

Bush's healthcare data czar preps plans

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The government's medical information czar is preparing to reveal plans for switching the nation from paper to electronic records, USA Today reported Tuesday.
David Brailer
Health and Human Services national coordinator for information technology David Brailer talks about how information technology should be encouraged in the health care field during a news conference in Washington on May 11, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Dr. David J. Brailer, MD, PhD is a public health official from the United States best known as the first "health information czar" for the U.S. federal government.

For ten years, Brailer directed CareScience, Inc., a provider of care management services in order to reduce medical errors. Brailer led the company in establishing the nation's first health care Application Service Provider (ASP) and creating a care management business process outsourcing partnership. Brailer also designed and oversaw the development of one of the first community-based health information exchanges in Santa Barbara County, California.

Brailer was a Senior Fellow at the Health Technology Center in San Francisco, CA, a non-profit research and education organization offering information and resources to health care organizations about the future impact of technology in health care delivery.

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