NIST logo

Health IT News

(showing 16 - 30 of 31)
NIST Partners with ONC and AHRQ to Deliver Guidance on Electronic Health Record Usability
Release Date: 12/08/2010

Two new publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are intended to help developers of software and computer … more

NIST Publishes Approved Testing Procedures for Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 08/17/2010

In efforts to help the nation's health care industry make the transition to the digital age in an effective and meaningful fashion, the National … more

NIST Software Security Patent to Help Improve Health IT Privacy
Release Date: 07/06/2010

A computer security invention patented* a decade ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now poised to help safeguard … more

Updated Computer Security Publication Focuses on Security Assessment Plans
Release Date: 07/06/2010

After a public comment period, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published an updated set of guidelines for developing … more

July Workshop Devoted to Improving Usability of Health Care IT
Release Date: 05/25/2010

Improving the ease of use of information systems for the health care industry could significantly facilitate the adoption of technology that has … more

Health Information Security Conference to Run May 11-12 in D.C.
Release Date: 03/30/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

NIST, Partners Develop Testing Infrastructure for Health IT Systems
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Fully incorporating modern information technology into the healthcare system promises many benefits, including better quality care, less paperwork … more

Showcase - Bio-imaging Technologies (9/2009)
Release Date: 10/06/2009

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT TEDCO, NIST and NIH Present Bio-imaging Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, … more

Conference on Safeguarding Health Information, May 18-19
Release Date: 03/24/2009

Most people’s experience with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) consists of a quick glance at a photocopied document … more

January Workshop to Focus on Safeguarding Health Care Information
Release Date: 01/08/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is sponsoring … more

December Workshop Focuses on Advancing Telemedicine
Release Date: 11/22/2006

Telemedicine, the electronic exchange of medical information, can have a tremendous impact on the accessibility, quality and cost of healthcare. … more

October Summit to Focus on Healthcare Technology
Release Date: 08/31/2006

Americans are living longer than ever. As the senior population grows over the coming years, increasing the quality of healthcare while reducing … more

Alliance Donates Health IT Standards Directory to NIST
Release Date: 06/08/2006

The National Alliance for Health Information Technology is donating its directory of health information technology (IT) standards to help the … more

NIST Develops Health Care IT Standards Repository
Release Date: 10/20/2005

Information technology has made it simpler and more convenient to handle a myriad of tasks online, such as booking a hotel, paying bills and … more

NIST Outlines Support for Health IT Initiative
Release Date: 06/30/2005

President Bush has set a goal of widespread adoption of electronic health records within 10 years so that health information will follow patients … more

Contact

Kathleen Roberts
Health IT
Information Technology Laboratory
kathleen.roberts@nist.gov
301.975.2982