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Medicare fraud busters unveil command center

Tags: Medicare , oversight , anti-fraud

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 12:26pm EDT

GAO: Special hiring authority not a free pass

A Government Accountability Office report found the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency need to do a better job managing their employees under Title 42.

Tags: GAO , EPA , NIH , CDC , FDA , Frances Collins , hiring , ethics , oversight , Esther Carey

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 06:11am EDT

7 agencies make progress on implementing 'cloud first,' GAO says

The Government Accountability Office assessed the performance of seven federal agencies in migrating some of their services to the cloud as required by the Office of Management and Budget. Five of the seven agencies succeeded in meeting OMB's requirements and the other two are expected to be compliant by year's end.

Tags: Cloud First , OMB , GAO , GSA , DHS , Treasury , USDA , SBA , technology , information technology , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Friday - 07/13/2012, 06:42am EDT

GAO: Feds lose $80M looking for Medicaid fraud

Private contractors received $102 million to review Medicaid fraud data, yet had only found about $20 million in overpayments since 2008, according to a new report by the federal government.

Tags: GAO , Ann Maxwell , Medicaid , Tom Carper , Scott Brown , Federal Drive

Friday - 06/15/2012, 11:34am EDT
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Sivak named new CTO at Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services has named entrepreneur Bryan Sivak as its chief technology officer. He replaces Todd Park, who moved on to the White House.

Tags: Bryan Sivak , Todd Park , Kathleen Sebelius , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology , Federal Drive ,

Friday - 06/15/2012, 09:32am EDT

GAO: Feds lose $80M looking for Medicaid fraud

Private contractors received $102 million to review Medicaid fraud data, yet had only found about $20 million in overpayments since 2008, according to a new report by the federal government.

Tags: Ann Maxwell , GAO , Medicaid , Tom Carper , Scott Brown

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 07:28pm EDT

Sammies finalists helping to prevent medical errors

Heidi King of the Defense Department and Dr. James Battles at the Agency for Health care Research and Quality, has revolutionized the way the medical personnel behave in hospitals.

Tags: Heidi King , James Battles , DoD , Service to America Medals , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 09:04am EDT
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NIH's GWAC adjusts to new procurement rules to cut waste, increase competition

The National Institutes of Health has more than a decade of experience under its belt administering a governmentwide acquisition contract (GWAC).

Tags: Mary Armstead , NIH , contracting , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , acquisition , GWAC , technology , workforce , Federal Drive

Monday - 06/11/2012, 12:07pm EDT
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When disaster strikes, electronic patient tracking modernizes response

When disaster strikes, one of the biggest challenges facing responders is how to efficiently treat and track those injured. H. Allen Dobbs has made the modernization of the process a priority during his career and is now being recognized for his work.

Tags: H. Allen Dobbs , people , In Depth , Francis Rose , Service to America Medals , National Disaster Medical System

Monday - 05/14/2012, 01:58pm EDT
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Agency heads finding light at end of fed-bashing tunnel

Some departments are improving personnel practices around recruitment and knowledge management even in the face of pay freezes and criticisms of public servants. DHS created a higher education engagement group to bring in college students. GSA finds quality of applicants still strong. Senior leaders highlight successes during Public Service Recognition Week.

Tags: workforce , management , Public Service Recognition Week , Max Stier , Partnership for Public Service , Janet Napolitano , DHS , Don Hagerling , Ray Lahood , Transportation , Kathleen Sebelius , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , morale , knowledge management , recruitment , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 05:20am EDT
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