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Aug 06, 2012, 12:27 ET

E-Prescribing Trend is Growing; Pennsylvania Ranks 11th in Nation

 The Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative today released results from national and statewide studies that show e-prescribing - the electronic...

Jul 18, 2012, 13:24 ET

Pennsylvania Labs Positioned to Move Forward with Electronic Health Information Exchange

The Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative today released a study that shows most laboratories operating in the state are capable of sending test...

Jul 12, 2012, 12:45 ET

Employee Travel Policy Reform Earns Governor's Innovator Award

Governor Tom Corbett today presented Innovator Awards to employees from the Office of Administration, Office of the Budget and Department of...

Jun 28, 2012, 11:57 ET

New Program Will Encourage Health Care Providers to Share Patient Information Electronically

The Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative has announced an innovative new grant program to encourage doctors and other health care providers to begin...

Jun 05, 2012, 11:57 ET

PA Justice Network Earns Prestigious 21st Century Achievement Award from Computerworld

 The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has earned a 21st Century Achievement Award from IDG's Computerworld Honors Program for its use of...

Mar 29, 2012, 10:17 ET

PA Justice Network Earns 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate

 For the second year in a row, the Pennsylvania Justice Network, or JNET, has been named a Laureate by IDG's Computerworld Honors Program....

Jan 30, 2012, 11:10 ET

Pennsylvania Justice Network Awarded Grant by National Governors Association

The Pennsylvania Justice Network, or JNET, will receive grant funding from the National Governors Association to develop policies and standards...

Dec 15, 2011, 16:35 ET

Department of Labor & Industry Building to Reopen on Dec. 16

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's headquarters in Harrisburg will reopen on Friday, Dec. 16, the Office of Administration...

Nov 15, 2011, 11:57 ET

Pennsylvania 'GIS Day' to Showcase Cutting-Edge Technologies, Jobs

The public can learn more about computer-based mapping applications known as "geospatial information systems" at GIS Day, hosted by the...

Oct 04, 2011, 17:10 ET

Pennsylvania Earns Technology Award

Pennsylvania has been recognized for outstanding achievement in state government information technology by the National Association of State Chief...

Aug 17, 2011, 10:03 ET

Two Pennsylvania IT Efforts Selected as Finalists for National Awards

The Office of Administration's server virtualization efforts and the Department of Public Welfare's child support enforcement data exchanges are...

Jul 25, 2011, 10:58 ET

Commonwealth to Host Meeting to Discuss Statewide Health Information Exchange

More than 100 healthcare providers, insurance companies, consumer advocates and others will meet this week to discuss the future direction of a...

Jun 20, 2011, 11:38 ET

Pennsylvania Earns Two Technology Awards

PA Justice Network and Department of Public Welfare Recognized by Computerworld Honors Program Pennsylvania is being recognized as a laureate by...

Feb 16, 2011, 09:54 ET

Pennsylvania to Begin Leasing Space on Public Safety Radio Towers

Initiative Will Expand Access to Technology, Generate Revenue Faster Internet connections, clearer cell phone reception and improved public...

Nov 16, 2010, 14:01 ET

'GIS Day' to Showcase Cutting-Edge Technologies and Jobs

Free Educational Event Hosted by Commonwealth and HACC, Nov. 17 Computer-based mapping applications are now part of our day-to-day lives and...

Oct 20, 2010, 13:50 ET

Secretary of Administration Announces Resignation of Commonwealth's Chief Information Officer

Secretary of Administration Christian Soura announced today that Deputy Secretary for Information Technology Brenda Orth will resign, effective...

Sep 28, 2010, 18:02 ET

Pennsylvania Ranks Among Top Four in Digital States Survey

Pennsylvania has been recognized as one of the top states in the nation for its use of digital technologies to better serve citizens, save money...

Sep 27, 2010, 17:31 ET

Pennsylvania Earns Two National Technology Awards

Statewide Radio Network and Child Support Portal Selected by NASCIO Pennsylvania has earned a pair of top honors for outstanding achievement in...

Sep 20, 2010, 13:21 ET

Office of Administration Announces Reductions in State Workforce Due to Budget Cuts

The commonwealth's Office of Administration today provided details on how the state's workforce will be reduced due to budget cuts and fiscal...

Aug 24, 2010, 11:55 ET

Pennsylvania Broadband Summit to Feature National Experts in Broadband Deployment

Two nationally known leaders in broadband deployment will be the keynote speakers at the 2010 Pennsylvania Broadband Summit, Sept. 20 and 21 at the...