bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
1:52 am, October 21, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  HHS

Tim McManus, Partnership for Public Service

This week, the award for Federal Employee of the Year went to Dr. Rana Hajjeh for her contributions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her work with vaccines will save the lives of about 7 million children by 2020. The Service to America Medals gala on Monday also featured several young federal employees who might earn that honor for themselves one day. Tim McManus is Vice President for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service. He was at the Sammies Awards. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said he sees some special potential from this year's finalists in the Call to Serve category.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , people , Sammies , workforce , CDC , Rana Hajjeh , Partnership for Public Service , Call to Serve , Tim McManus

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 04:18pm EDT
Listen

Bid protest settlement for GAO

The Government Accountability Office settles its first bid protest from a vendor who didn't meet FedRAMP cybersecurity requirements.

Tags: GAO , protest , FedRAMP , SRA International ,

Friday - 09/26/2014, 09:16am EDT

GAO decides one of first protests based on FedRAMP compliance

SRA loses its bid protest of the HHS award for cloud email services to InfoReliance. GAO says HHS' evaluation factors were reasonable and properly considered.

Tags: acquisition , industry , SRA , InfoReliance , cloud computing , GAO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 04:27am EDT

Reginald France, Health and Human Services Department Office of Inspector General, Miami Regional Office

Each year, fake Medicare claims filed by medical equipment suppliers, home health care agencies and pharmacies bill the federal government out of billions of dollars. Florida is considered ground zero for health care fraud. One reason is a big portion of its residents are over the age of 65. Reginald France is an assistant special agent in charge at the Health and Human Services Department's Inspector General office in Miami. He and his team led Medicare fraud investigations resulting in nearly 700 convictions in South Florida. For their work, team members are winners of the Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Medal in this year's Service to America Medals. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss his role in the investigations.

Tags: Reginald France , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Monday - 09/22/2014, 09:28am EDT
Listen

The state of Healthcare.gov cybersecurity

The oversight spotlight falls on Healthcare.gov and its cybersecurity this week. Wednesday, September 17th, sees the results of an investigation by the Government Accountability Office into the site's security controls. Thursday includes testimony from Marilyn Tavenner, the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Her testimony includes analysis of a recent cyber attack.

Tags: HealthCare.gov , GDIT , GDIT Enterprise Center , GAO

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 03:37pm EDT

Public-private partnerships in healthcare IT

On this week's Federal Tech Talk, Damon Davis, director of the Health Data Initiative at the HHS Idea Lab, and Sara Zellner, director of Programs at the Health Data Consortium, how public-private partnerships can help address issues like transparency and security in healthcare IT.

Tags: technology , Healthcare IT , IT security , transparency , Damon Davis , HHS Idea Lab , Sara Zellner , Health Data Consortium , HiMSS , healthcare innovation , open data , open source , Health Datapalooza , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 06:33pm EDT
Listen

CEO named for HealthCare.gov

The Obama administration picks Connecticut official Kevin Counihan to run HealthCare.gov.

Tags: Kevin Counihan , HealthCare.gov , health IT ,

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 03:54pm EDT

Tom Salmon, Assistant Inspector General, Audit Services Office, HHS

The 10-year anniversary of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 is next week. Agencies have spent the last 10 years pursuing ways to verify the identities of their employees. The Department of Health and Human Services is one of them, and the Inspector General's office at HHS has new research on how the agency is doing. Tom Salmon is assistant inspector general in the Office of Audit Services at the Department of Health and Human Services. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said this work may be new -- but the HHS IG has been reporting on HSPD-12 for a long time.

Tags: Tom Salmon , oversight , In Depth

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:19pm EDT
Listen
  • 1
  •