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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.
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.
Tags: technology , contracting , Jim Seligman , Thomas Frieden , technology services , state and local , interoperability , standards , Small business contracting , multiple award contracting , Jason Miller
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.
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.
Tags: contracting , management , Jack Kelly , Russ Peery , Sandy Hall , Rebel McFertridge , OMB , OFPP , CBP , GSA , FedScoop , iSYS , Jin Kang , strategic sourcing , wireless communications , TEMS , Jason Miller
Since 1981 an estimated 25 million people have died of AIDS worldwide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention take home a Tele-Vision Award.
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.
Janice Nall, director of the Division of eHealth Marketing at the CDC, says government needs to be where people are getting their information.
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.
Telework proves its worth, even in the planning stages of an emergency.