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Records and Documents Management

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Latest Headlines

'Dirty data' could lead to multitude of open data issues

Open data is a big part of government transparency initiatives throughout the world but Senior Public Sector Specialist Victoria Lemieux says data quality issues could hamper even the best intentions.

House approves legislation protecting federal docs and email

The House has approved an important piece of legislation that makes it a crime to destroy federal documents and records, including email and other official communication. The Federal Records Accountability Act, introduced by U.S. Rep Mark Meadows, passed unanimously.  

South Dakota says government email exempt from public access

South Dakota sure has an interesting statewide policy regarding email retention in its governmental offices: delete with extreme prejudice.  

Patients don't own health record data

There's a lot of activity surrounding the implementation of electronic health records but one thing that doesn't get talked about much is who owns the data EHRs contain. One would assume it's the patient. One would be wrong.  

Convincing workers to part with unneeded data

Corporate attorneys Judy Selby and James Sherer put together an interesting blog post examining why it's so difficult for employees to part with old email, documents and other unneeded data. They liken the behavior to hoarding, offering some insight into the reasons behind it and how you can help your workers rationalize getting rid of detritus there's no longer any reason to keep.

Recommind integrates Axcelerate with EMC SourceOne

Information intelligence vendor Recommind announced last week the integration of its eDiscovery platform Axcelerate with EMC SourceOne archiving software. The new setup allows SourceOne users to safely move documents around between apps, in the cloud or in a licensed environment.

Federal healthcare IT spending to top $4.8 billion by 2019

Federal-level health IT spending is forecast to reach $4.8 billion by 2019, according to a new report by enterprise software company Deltek. Unsurprisingly, the main reasons behind the megabucks spending are federal healthcare initiatives and the collateral tech needed to make them become reality.  

Spotlight: Efforts to fix federal RM issues may be delayed by Congress

If we're being generous, we could say that current federal records management  policies still need... a little bit of work.

Inspector General report: EHR certification program deeply flawed

The push to implement electronic health records systems is reaching critical mass but a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General reveals what some hospital administrators have been saying for a while. The process just isn't ready for prime time.

Alfresco partners with Snowbound for VirtualViewer HTML5 integration

Alfresco has teamed up with document viewing technology provider Snowbound Software to integrate Snowbound's VirtualViewer HTML5 into its collaborative ECM platform, Alfresco One.