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How Can Providers Effectively Leverage EHRs?
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:29
As public and private sector health care providers move to integrate electronic health records, challenges to implementation continue -- but the benefits to agencies, providers, and the public will be significant.

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Weekly Roundup, October 5 - 9, 2015
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 14:47
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, October 5 - 9, 2015.

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What Are the DATA Act’s Implications for Federal Agencies?
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:50
A new law passed in 2014 requires substantial changes in how federal agencies track and report their spending. The first step is standardizing reporting of financial data, which is underway, but more is coming – with a deadline of May 2017 for full compliance.

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Using Performance Info to Make Decisions
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 08:43
Washington breathed a collective sigh of relief when a government shutdown was averted on September 30th. But that news overshadowed the quiet release of a GAO report on the government’s progress on using performance information to make better decisions.

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Enterprise Government:  How the Next Administration Can Better Serve Citizens (Part Two)
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 13:20
On September 16, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service co-hosted a Roundtable to discuss how agency leaders can coordinate and integrate activities to drive successful outcomes for the next Presidential term.

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Enterprise Government:  How the Next Administration Can Better Serve Citizens (Part One)
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:03
In 2017, the next administration will set to work implementing the goals and priorities of the new President. Many of those priorities won’t line up neatly with the agency structure of the federal government, and achieving them will require that agencies work together as an “enterprise government” -- collaborating and integrating programs and activities to achieve common goals and objectives.

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Weekly Roundup:  September 28 - October 2, 2015
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 10:24
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
CIO, rotations, SES

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Embracing & Managing Negative Feedback
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 11:44
The immediate access to citizen feedback rendered possible by our digital world presents new and faster means for government organizations to improve their services.

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FedRAMP Goes Mobile, Benefiting Agencies and the Public
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 10:40
GSA is now into its 5th year of overseeing the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, which GSA’s website describes as “a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services." FedRAMP recently entered the mobile space for cloud solutions, which will bring great benefits to agencies and promote the use of cloud as a platform for mobile innovations.

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Déjà vu all over again: The Cost of Budget Uncertainty Redux
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 12:40
“It’s déjà vu all over again.” As this week marks the passing of baseball hall of famer Yogi Berra, his insightful malapropism seems quite appropriate as the U.S. federal government is on the precipice of falling headlong into a second government shutdown within two years. How does the shutdown impact how agencies manage their budgets and operations? What effect does shuttering government operations have on federal employees, grantees, and contractors?

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