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As President Barack Obama proclaims a National Day of Making, the National Institute of Health made 3-D files publicly available online.
A leased building that houses office space for the National Institutes of Health has been shuttered for the past three weeks following concerns over its structural integrity, forcing about 500 employees to work from home or at alternative work sites.
The National Institutes of Health is offering a government-wide contract for information technology that could be worth up to $20 billion. The Chief Information Officer - Commodities and Solutions will last for ten years and covers IT requirements across the entire government.
A small part of the Affordable Care Act is funding the creation of a medical health repository for almost 30 million Americans. As part of the law, Congress created an independent nonprofit called the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute that's based in D.C.
Proponents of government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) say agencies are starting to understand their value. They are optimistic even though less than 15 percent of all federal IT spending goes through GWACs now. Rob Coen, acting director of NIH's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, spoke with Federal Drive host Emily Kopp about the GWAC programs NIH manages. Kopp caught up with Coen at the recent Acquisition Excellence Conference.
Health care data comes from unexpected places.
GSA, NASA and NIH are providing agency customers more insight into what they are buying, how they are buying it and what prices they are paying. OFPP plans to launch the Prices Paid Portal later this year. But others say it's not about the data, but the outcomes agencies are trying to achieve.
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Can science agencies bounce back from sequestration?
Former director of the National Center for Health Statistics' Division of Vital Statistics was named one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service last February.
President Barack Obama is being updated by members of the White House about the impact of the government shutdown on key federal agencies and programs. Over the weekend, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough briefed Obama on the shutdown's impact on the government's research efforts, according to the White House.