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HHS News

The budget, new and old, and your agency

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with NTEU president Colleen Kelley and Federal Times' Steve Watkins about different budget plans being considered and how they might hit you, or your agency, in the wallet.

Wednesday - 02/16/2011, 12:00pm EST
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Could Text4Baby be future of government?

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 04:40pm EST

Federal health IT coordinator Blumenthal to step down

Dr. David Blumenthal is leaving his post as head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 03:33pm EST

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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HHS offers incentives for e-health data exchange

The next stage of meaningful use will demand even more health information exchange, says HHS's Dr. David Blumenthal.

Monday - 01/31/2011, 10:08am EST
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HHS, Justice turning up heat on fraudsters

New rule published today details how the government will go from chasing criminals to using data and other tools to stop them as Medicare and Medicaid fraud is happening. The agencies report returning $4 billion back to the government in 2010, a 50 percent increase compared to 2009.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 07:04am EST
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16 agencies sign on to help military families

Caring for the families of military personnel requires a coordinated approach across the federal government, President Obama said Monday. He said agencies have made 50 separate commitments to coordinate programs designed to assist the loved ones of servicemembers.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 06:58am EST
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HHS driving electronic health record standards

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology wants to make exchanging electronic health records as easy as sending an e-mail.

Friday - 01/21/2011, 06:36pm EST
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HHS promotes simpler e-health record exchanges

The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT will spend the next year making it easier for health care providers to share patient data. Data sharing and interoperability are one of four major barriers the federal government is helping doctors and hospitals overcome.

Friday - 01/21/2011, 07:18am EST

Partnerships forming for health care reform

As the Nation implements recently enacted health reform legislation, our regional businesses are uniquely qualified to assist the federal government to transform Health IT. Maryland is home to HHS, NIH, FDA, NIST, SSA, and the new Cyber Security Command Center and all of these agencies work with businesses to innovate health information technology. Montgomery County's Barbara Ashe tells us about a way to bring the sectors together.

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 10:30am EST
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Training - a cybersecurity basic for HHS

Federal Security Spotlight speaks with Thomas Schankweiler III, chief information security officer in the office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
January 13, 2011

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 04:10pm EST
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HHS 'Tip of the Day' offers cyber advice

A preview of Federal Security Spotlight with HHS' Tom Shankweiler.

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 04:02pm EST
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HHS embraces bottom-up innovation

Todd Park, chief technology officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, tells host Francis Rose how HHS cultivates an entrepreneurial spirit.

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 06:01pm EST
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Lessons on innovation from HHS' Todd Park

Park was the guest on In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss fostering innovation in government.

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 03:35pm 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

HHS certification takes Health IT one step closer

But who will certify the certifiers? We get a feel for how Health IT certification works from HHS's Dr. Doug Fridsma.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 10:41am EST
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Seniors on Medicare Patrol win anti-fraud honor

The Administration on Aging's Senior Medicare Patrol program has been awarded the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association 2010 Excellence in Public Awareness Award. Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, Health and Human Services explains.

Monday - 12/06/2010, 09:31am EST
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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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AFFIRM panel: How to stay innovative

The AFFIRM panel discusses how to stay innovative.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 03:57pm EST
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HHS e-health IT funding to be performance based

HHS is just months away from awarding federal funds for health IT, but in order to earn the money, health providers will first have to prove that they are using electronic health records in a meaningful way. We get details from HHS CTO Todd Park.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 01:53pm EST
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