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Acting CIO Howard Hays said the agency is taking advantage of the work VA is doing to update its systems. Indian Health Services borrows heavily from VA's VistA electronic health records system.
November 17, 2011(Encore presentation December 29, 2011)
Nancy Gunderson, deputy assistant secretary for grants, acquisition policy and accountability at Health and Human Services, talks about the challenges her agency faces in contracting.
Most of the fiscal 2011 reductions came from the departments of Education, Agriculture and Health and Human Services. The administration also announced new steps aimed at improving how agencies use suspension and debarment to deal with unreliable contractors and grant recipients.
Ed Wilgus, senior contracting officer with the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, discusses new health IT contract.
It's the one major health expense for which nearly all Americans are uninsured. The dilemma of paying for long-term care is likely to worsen now that the Obama administration pulled the plug on a program seen as a first step.
After the Office of Special Counsel intervened on their behalf, two federal whistleblowers won a 45-day stay on personnel actions taken against them.
Host John Gilroy is joined by John Booth, director of Web and New Media services at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service.
October 11, 2011
Host John Gilroy is joined by Jon Booth, director of Web and New Media Services at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services.
October 11, 2011
Dr. Barbara Reynolds, the senior crisis communication adviser at the CDC, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to talk about the real-life work that CDC does in responding to health threats.
Several agencies and other countries are using the The National Information Exchange Model framework to create common vocabularies for everything from orange juice production to cybersecurity and health care. Kshemendra Paul, the program manager for the Information Sharing Environment, said the U.S., Mexico and Canada have signed an agreement to run pilots using standards based on NIEM for pandemic and public safety information sharing.
Merlin International, a veteran-owned IT firm, has landed a five-year, $40 million cybersecurity contract with the Health and Human Services Department.
The Department of Health and Human Services wants more people to access their own medical records online. The Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services already have successful programs in place. They use a "blue button" feature that lets patients download their data.
When terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, federal medical workers rushed to the scene. State officials weren't expecting the volunteers, and didn't know what to do with them. Ten years later, Department of Health and Human Services' preparedness and response officials say they now work better with states to prepare for and react to disasters.
More than 7.8 million people were victims of healthcare data breaches from 2009 to 2010, the Health and Human Services Department said in a recent report to Congress.
Dr. Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for Preparedness and Response, explains what HHS hopes the apps will accomplish.
Nani Coloretti, the deputy assistant treasury secretary, and Todd Park, the chief technology officer at HHS discussed making the transition from the private sector to roles in government. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's special series, "Talk Back to Washington: Insight for the federal manager on the workforce outside of D.C."
The submissions should allow a user to invite three Facebook friends to become "lifelines," who will act as support during an emergency.
The top four civilian agencies can do a better job in the planning stages for service contracts, according to a new Government Accountability Office.
A new ongoing series by Federal News Radio tells the stories of long-time federal employees.
The application - now in its beta phase - helps emergency physicians, first responders, health care providers and the public in general identify pills with photos of the pills and descriptions.