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Federal agencies strategize to fight bed bugs

Federal agencies are collaborating to fight bed bug infestations with common-sense practices.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 06:46pm EST
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Federal workgroup to meet on bed bug problem

The Federal Bed Bug Workgroup meets in February for its second summit.

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 02:25pm EST

Federal workgroup forms to take a bite out of bedbugs

Federal offices face a public health scourge spreading across the nation: bedbugs. Five agencies have joined forces to form the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup, which works to educate on and control the spread of bed bugs. The EPA's director of Office of Pesticide Programs tells us about findings of the first National Bed Bug Summit.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 10:08am EST
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CDC uses online data to spread info like the plague

Sharing health information is getting easier thanks to a new CDC toolkit. We get details from program director Amy Burnett.

Friday - 11/05/2010, 09:31am EDT
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Seligman preparing CDC for larger role in health IT

CDC Chief information officer, Jim Seligman, tells host Jason Miller how his agency is playing a growing role in health information technology by investing in health data exchange and bio surveillance.
October 28, 2010

Thursday - 10/28/2010, 11:56am EDT
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Text-4-Baby exemplifies public-private partnership project

The Text-4-Baby program is a good example of a public-private partnership. Todd Park, chief technology officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Yvonne Green, director of the office of women's health at the Centers for Disease Control, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the successes of the program.

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 06:22pm EDT
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CDC aims to standardize IT behind health data

Agency awarded spots on the $5 billion technology services deal to 30 companies, including 15 small businesses. The contract is open to state and local governments, which receive grants from CDC. The goal is to promote standards and interoperability to share public health information.

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 07:42am EDT
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CDC awards $5 billion tech services contract

Jim Seligman, CDC's chief information officer, told Federal News Radio's Jason Miller about how the $5 billion tech services contract will change the way the agency buys technology.

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 05:44pm EDT
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OFPP sees millions in taming cell phone contracts

Most agencies do not have an accurate inventory of how many devices they are paying for or how much those devices are being used. Officials estimate the government could save as much as $200 million a year by improving the management and optimization of contracts for wireless devices. The administration plans to revive the wireless communications strategic sourcing initiative.

Friday - 08/20/2010, 07:20am EDT
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Sammies nominee works to stop AIDS

Since 1981 an estimated 25 million people have died of AIDS worldwide.

Tuesday - 07/06/2010, 04:15pm EDT
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CDC honored for its healthy telework program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention take home a Tele-Vision Award.

Monday - 06/14/2010, 10:35am EDT

CDC cuts red tape and wins awards doing it

We meet the CDC fed awarded for her "spirit of innovation and ‘get it done' mindset" - Nancy Norton, a contracting officer and team leader for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Procurement and Grants Office.

Friday - 05/14/2010, 10:40am EDT
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Bringing government to the people

Janice Nall, director of the Division of eHealth Marketing at the CDC, says government needs to be where people are getting their information.

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 06:01am EDT

Agencies engage citizens with social collaboration

Agencies across the federal government are embracing the tools of social collaboration to become more accessible to citizens. An IT industry group that includes many federal IT officials heard from three of the top government experts in the field.

Friday - 04/16/2010, 06:55am EDT
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COOP lights a fire under telework

Telework proves its worth, even in the planning stages of an emergency.

Thursday - 11/12/2009, 03:40pm EST

Connecting the health and environment

Thursday - 07/09/2009, 10:05am EDT
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Federal Agencies Using CONNECT

Wednesday - 05/20/2009, 09:05pm EDT

Tall order submitted for GPO's Swine Flu flier

The Government Printing Office makes it possible to put H1N1 virus information literally into the hands of those who need it most.

Monday - 05/04/2009, 11:41am EDT
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Pandemic response

Thursday - 04/30/2009, 09:37am EDT
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