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HHS News

HealthCare.gov contractors point fingers at CMS for site bottlenecks

The House Energy and Commerce Committee called representatives from four contractors including prime contractor CGI Federal to the committee to investigate the bumpy launch of the health care website. Contractors responsible for key parts of the website told lawmakers that the federal government was responsible for comprehensively testing the site and that a late decision to require logging into the system before browsing for insurance plans created bottlenecks that crippled the site.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 03:35pm EDT

Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

Insiders who worked on US health website describe high stress, complaints about major problems

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 08:28am EDT

Rep. Issa adds tech companies to list of HealthCare.gov inquiries

The chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent letters to Verizon Enterprise Inc., Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Expedia asking if they are part of the administration's "tech surge" to fix the Affordable Care Act portal.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 02:49pm EDT

Obama: 'No excuse' for health care signup problems

Obama says 'no excuse' for health care signup woes; website builders say they saw red flags

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 03:06am EDT

Where were all the techies for the launch of HealthCare.gov?

In a special commentary, Federal News Radio's Tom Temin asks, where were the crowd-sourcing, cloud-computing, agile-developing, data-dot-goving, code-a-paloozing studs who have been swept into so many agencies by the Obama administration before the launch of HealthCare.gov?

Monday - 10/21/2013, 01:36pm EDT

Agencies exploring the right balance between open data, security

HHS is using big data to improve the cybersecurity of their systems, but also using a layered approach to protect the information. Commerce wants to improve the governance and usability of its data. USDA is creating a big data strategy.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:39am EDT
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HHS pacing its move to the cloud

The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
August 29, 2013

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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HHS pacing its move to the cloud

The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
July 11, 2013

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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Gov't report: Smooth launch unsure for health law

GAO: Smooth and timely launch uncertain for Obama health law; administration making progress

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 01:00pm EDT

Rep. Issa heading down familiar path for IT reform; Senate still in discovery mode

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) plans to offer the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) as an amendment later this week to the 2013 Defense Authorization bill. The Senate held a hearing looking at the best approach to empower federal CIOs. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee heard that transparency, visibility and senior leadership are common traits among successful CIOs.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 05:26am EDT

Top Obama appointees using secret email accounts

Some Obama political appointees using secret email accounts; White House defends practice

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 05:42pm EDT

Handling large data sets in a secure environment

Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security.
May 28, 2013

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 09:32pm EDT
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Congress pressures agencies to speed up office consolidations

Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management want to know why the NRC spent millions of dollars to renovate office space it may never use. DHS and HHS were praised by the committee for their approach to consolidating office space.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:12am EDT
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FedRAMP achieves another cloud security milestone

HHS approves Amazon Web Services for meeting security requirements under the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program. The company's secure documents are available for other agencies to review to help accelerate their move to the cloud.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 05:15am EDT
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Datapalooza IV and open government

US CTO Todd Park and HHS CIO Bryan Sivak talk about this year's Datapalooza event, which takes place next month in Washington D.C.
May 21, 2013

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:39pm EDT
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Fundraising from HHS secretary draws scrutiny

A fundraising push by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is drawing criticism from a key Senate Republican who questions whether she has a conflict of interest.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 09:58am EDT

Howard leaving HHS for new job at FDA

Sally Howard is stepping down as the chief of staff at Health and Human Services to become the deputy commissioner for policy at the Food and Drug Administration.

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 12:24pm EDT

Compliance and medical data exchange

Lee Barrett, executive director of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, will discuss interoperability and how to transfer sensitive healthcare data in a secure manner.
April 23, 2013

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 09:50pm EDT
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HHS tries to put dent in $65 billion in improper payments

Kay Daly, the assistant inspector general for audit services at Health and Human Services, tells Federal News Radio why HHS has made so many improper payments and what the agency is doing to fix the problem.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT
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Healthcare IT and interoperability

Doctor Doug Fridsma, chief science officer for HHS's Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will discuss how interoperability will make it easier to share health information.
April 2, 2013

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 10:52pm EDT
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