Amid the “chaos and complexity” of the Internet of Things are basic cybersecurity rules agencies can follow to secure devices but not suffocate innovation.
Surveys and feedback are a key part of the Veterans Affairs Department’s customer experience strategy and its plan to expand telehealth services.
Ostendio Founder & CEO Grant Elliott joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk, to discuss how his company can help federal agencies comply with a wide range of security standards. August 22, 2017
The federal government’s opportunity to change the way healthcare is delivered and consumed is immense.
The Veterans Affairs Department will expand its telehealth program, which already provided healthcare services to 700,000 veterans across the country.
The Agriculture Department’s research and development in 2016 yielded 244 new inventions and 109 patent applications.
A small group of senators says the Veterans Health Administration should have its own chief information officer, who would report to the department’s undersecretary for health and would oversee all management and procurement decisions related to the health administration’s IT systems. It’s one of a few specific recommendations from the VA Commission on Care that are beginning to appear in new pieces of legislation.
The Veterans Affairs Department faces many challenges with its decision to abandon the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) and adopt a commercial, off-the-shelf electronic health record. But with a high dollar amount and big stakes comes as even larger culture change, federal IT experts said.
The Veterans Affairs Department will immediately get rid of 71 vacant or nearly empty facilities. VA will eliminate another 71 buildings within the next six months. It’s part of the department’s long term effort to trim its inventory of outdated, underutilized or vacant buildings within the next two years.
MuleSoft’s Ugorji Nwoke and Chris Aherne join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how their company help software developers leverage Application Program Interfaces (APIs) to manage, coordinate and re-use a wide variety of programs. June 20, 2017
Dr. David Shulkin has either made a dramatic and long-overdue change, or he’s stomped on a hornet’s nest and unleashed furies that’ll eat him alive.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced his intention to drop VistA and move the department to a commercial, off-the-shelf electronic health record.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin delivered his diagnosis of the department in a “State of the VA” briefing before reporters Wednesday morning. He outlined 13 areas where the department needs to improve and the legislative and administrative fixes it needs in order to see progress.
Ken Georgi and Curt LeMar with General Dynamics Health Solutions join host Roger Waldron to discuss current trends in cloud computing and best practices for federal agencies so they can make a successful migration to the cloud. May 30, 2017