The Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Counterterrorism Center are two federal components balancing opportunities and limitations on big data.
For the eighth year in a row, the Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs departments will partner with many private organizations to stage a health datapalooza. Greg Downing, executive director for innovation at HHS, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what HHS will bring to it, and what its goals are.
The Health and Human Services Department will soon achieve initial operating capability on the Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC). It’s modeled after the Homeland Security Department’s own NCCIC, a public-private partnership that disseminates information and best practices on cyber risks.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, emails revealed through a FOIA request from Judicial Watch show contractors working with HHS had major security concerns days before the site became live.
The Veterans Affairs Department is only one of many major health care providers that use MUMPS. It could end up spending those billions to replace it with what it has already.
The federal cloud policy makes it easier for agencies to begin replacing legacy systems with commercial applications.
Modernization can mean a lot of things, even if you keep your COBOL systems.
The Defense Department hit a major milestone a few weeks ago, bringing its new electronic health record system online at its first facility. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu visited Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington to talk with clinicians and Defense health officials about how the new system, MHS Genesis, is working so far. He filed this report on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A new bill from House appropriators adds extra oversight to DoD’s electronic health records program, which is just being released on select bases.
The Defense Department started deployment of its new electronic health record — a major milestone last week in the $4.3 billion program known as MHS Genesis.
This week on Federal Tech Talk, host John Gilroy speaks with Blake Hall, founder & CEO of ID.me; Emily Tavoulareas, VA Digital Service, and Greg Gershman, co-founder/principal at Ad Hoc LLC. They will discuss a website called “vets.gov” and how it opens up the world of collaboration in solving many issues with funneling 500 Department of Veterans’ Affairs websites into one portal. February 28, 2017
Government Information Technology Executive Council President Sean Kelley and Lou Anne Brossman, a member of council’s Executive Advisory Board, join host Mark Amtower to the upcoming GITEC summit and the value of networking in GovCon. February 20, 2017
Almost exactly four years after the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments decided to go their separate ways in their projects to modernize their electronic health records, DoD’s brand new EHR is now up and running, at least at one base.
The Government Accountability Office had some hard truths for the Veterans Affairs Department, which has failed to produce more modern, interoperable IT systems after years of failed pilots and heated congressional hearings. GAO says VA should drop its plans to modernize VistA and find a commercial option instead.
Dr. Steve Bennett, director of Global Government Practice at SAS, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss advanced analytics, insider threats, data optimization, cyber analytics and big data. January 24, 2017