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HHS readying new health care innovation office

Department of Health and Human Services officials are preparing for the opening of the new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in January. The office is supposed to help spread the use of innovative new payment and delivery systems to drive down the cost, and expand the availability of health care nationwide.

Tags: management , health IT , health care , HHS , Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , Don Berwick , Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation , Farzhad Mostashari , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 07:19am EDT
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Local families need to make six figures to feel secure

In order to maintain "basic economic security," families of four based in Fairfax County -- the most expensive in the Washington region -- need to earn $108,000 to feel financially secure, according to a detailed cost-of-living analysis by local organization.

Tags: financial security , salary , Paul D. Shinkman , Neal Augenstein

Monday - 10/11/2010, 08:25am EDT

West: No reason to fear move to cloud computing

Cloud computing is going to save agencies lots of money, Brookings scholar says, and there's no reason to wait.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Darrell West , cloud computing , management , technology , Dave McClure , Dawn Leaf , Katie Ratte

Monday - 08/09/2010, 09:04pm EDT
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Orszag exit speech touts Administration achievements

Outgoing OMB Director lists accomplishments of administration in speech at his former home, the Brookings Institution.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Peter Orszag , OMB , technology , management

Friday - 07/30/2010, 11:57am EDT

OMB's Orszag touts administration's gains

Now set to conclude his tenure as director of the Office of Management and Budget this Friday, Peter Orszag appraised his 18 months in the job. He points to a number of ways in which he and the administration tried to change the way the government works.

Tags: management , OMB , Peter Orszag , Jacob Lew , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 06:48am EDT
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Metro area is nation's best educated

You know your neighbors are smart. A new analysis of education in the top 100 metro areas confirms it.

Tags: education , Kristi King , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 07:53am EDT

Analyst: Don't drag out 'don't ask' changes

In reflecting on lessons learned, what was perhaps the most striking observation was the commonality of the responses from our allies, who came from varied nationalities, ranks, specialties, and experiences, says Peter Singer with Brookings.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , Congress , Don't Ask, Don't Tell , DoD , Peter Singer , 21st Century Defense Initiative , lessons learned

Friday - 06/11/2010, 09:31am EDT
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Cloud computing still a challenge for some agencies

Cloud computing services over the Internet have the potential to spur a significant increase in government efficiency and decrease technology costs, as well as to create incentives and online platforms for innovation. But at what cost? Details from Darrell West, Vice President and Director of Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution.

Tags: technology , contracting , cloud computing , Vivek Kundra , Darrell West , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 04/15/2010, 10:30am EDT
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Fresh voices weigh in on Pentagon acquisition, logistics

Current military personnel doubling as think tank thinkers, academics share results of their research.

Tags: contracting , management , acquisition workforce , best practices , defense , DoD ,

Tuesday - 04/13/2010, 05:59pm EDT

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra pushing agencies harder toward the cloud

The move to the cloud in the Federal government is happening, but not as fast as Kundra would like.

Tags: technology , management , cloud computing , best practices , Vivek Kundra , cybersecurity , Web 2.0 , government 2.0

Monday - 04/12/2010, 07:02pm EDT
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