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Linda Kohn, Government Accountability Office

A lack of standards is undermining a push for better electronic health records at the Health and Human Services Department. Linda Kohn, director of Health Care Issues at the Government Accountability Office, told In Depth with Francis Rose she is investigating how recent changes to the EHR strategy might expose program issues the department can fix later on.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.Y.)

The Littoral Combat Ship program is in turmoil as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sets up a task force to look at alternatives to the LCS. That task force's recommendations could include a modified LCS system, an alternative system or continuing with the LCS as-is. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, chairman of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, heard from leaders across the Navy and Marine Corps. In our Congressional Spotlight, he explains his concerns about the LCS.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:41pm EDT

David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

The cave outside Boyers, Pa., is well known inside gederal government service. That huge Washington Post story last weekend isn't news to anyone inside the federal space. Several attempts to fix the system wound up dead on arrival. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, writes the system at Boyers isn't likely to change any time soon.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 06:39pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Defense Department isn't satisfied with the cloud security standards under the FedRAMP program. A new policy details additional requirements for vendors. Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller writes about DoD's cloud security requirements in his biweekly features, Inside the Reporter's Notebook.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:52pm EDT

Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment

Your input will help the Information Sharing Environment with Project Interoperability. It's the next stage in developing standards for sharing information, but the format of the project is different. Kshemendra Paul, program manager for the Information Sharing Environment, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the rollout of Project Interoperability.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:33pm EDT

Mike Causey, Senior Correspondent, Federal News Radio

Another effort to quantify morale at your is underway. The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), tells the Government Accountability Office to look at a number of factors that might affect employee morale. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says he's seen it all before.

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Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:55pm EDT

Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Army says its early analyses of its excess base infrastructure show it's spending at least a half billion dollars per year on facilities it no longer needs. And as Federal News Radio's DoD reporter Jared Serbu reports, that figure is very likely to climb as the Army gets smaller in the coming years.

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:07pm EDT

Melanie Roe, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Public Affairs, CBP

Customs and Border Protection has completed an online metamorphosis. The agency has a new and improved website. Melanie Roe, assistant commissioner of the Office of Public Affairs at CBP, talked to In Depth with Francis Rose.

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Bernie Mazer is retiring from the Interior Department after spending nearly four years at the agency's chief information officer. Mazer becomes the second CIO this week to announce his retirement, and at least the eighth to change jobs in the last six months. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller is here with details on Mazer's decision to retire and why there seems to be an exodus of CIOs.

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:11pm EDT

Federal News Countdown: Chinese servers, NSA data collection

Steve Bucci, director of the Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at the Heritage Foundation, and Ron Marks, president of Intelligence Enterprises and senior fellow at the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute, joined Francis Rose to count down the week's top stories on Federal News Countdown.

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 05:32pm EDT
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