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Secure Internet portal services not available until August

Agencies will not be able to purchase secure Internet portal services through the Networx telecommunications contract before August.

Tags: technology , contracting , Frank Tiller , GSA , OMB , DHS , Treasury , Qwest , AT&T , Sprint , L3 , Verizon , Diana Gowen , telecommunications , Networx , cybersecurity , Internet connections

Wednesday - 03/18/2009, 01:30pm EDT
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Care of Gulf War vets gets second look

The VA hopes to improve the care it gives veterans of Desert Storm and Desert Shield. The department is seeking public comment on a task force's recommendations.

Tags: P&B , DoD , Veterans Affairs , Eric Shinseki , John Gingrich , Desert Storm , Desert Shield , Gulf War , task force , public comment

Wednesday - 03/31/2010, 03:15pm EDT

VA, DoD expand sharing of health records

Agencies will work with private sector providers to share electronic health records through the Nationwide Health Information Network. This will be the second site to use the NHIN.

Tags: technology , DoD , Kaiser Permanente , health IT , Electronic health records sharing , Nationwide Health Information Network

Tuesday - 03/09/2010, 02:19pm EST

Mobile apps, TechStat lead OMB's IT evolution

Fiscal 2011 technology budget request is $79 billion and Vivek Kundra says that will address several challenges, including closing the gap between the private and public sector. GSA will run new apps store for handheld devices. OMB will lead the review of troubled IT programs.

Tags: technology , Vivek Kundra , Howard Schmidt , OMB , EPA , GSA , CGI , Apple , cybersecurity , 2011 budget , IT Dashboard , mobile computing , TechStat , program management , PMAS , HSPD-12 , identity management

Wednesday - 02/10/2010, 06:56am EST
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OMB to dash(board) to better management

Chief performance officer Zients says agencies need to figure out and follow the best metrics to improve performance. Federal Performance Portal will be a one-stop shop for all agency measures that are being tracked through online dashboards.

Tags: management , technology , Jeff Zients , OMB , Labor , Interior , Air Force , Jonathan Breul , Robert Shea , IBM , Grant Thornton , SAVE award , 2011 budget , performance management , dashboards

Friday - 02/05/2010, 07:01pm EST
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DoD, VA feel the pressure of electronic health record sharing

System integration, bandwidth providing separate challenges

Tags: technology , Michael Weiner , Dave Cheplick , DoD , FOSE , Suss Consulting , health IT , information sharing , bandwidth , telecommunications , telework

Wednesday - 03/11/2009, 08:23pm EDT
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VA touts success of electronic medical records pilot

Agency conducts test with Kaiser Permanente using the NHIN to share the data of 450 veterans. The VA expects to expand the use of data exchange in 2010 with DoD and private sector providers. This was the largest public-private electronic health record exchange to date.

Tags: technology , Stephen Ondra , Tim Cromwell , Robert Smith , DoD , Kaiser Permanente , health IT , electronic health records , information sharing , Nationwide Health Information Network , management , Veterans Affairs , best practices

Thursday - 01/07/2010, 06:30am EST
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OMB sets rules to spur innovations

A new memo details the way agencies can run competitions and award prizes. OMB will set up a Web site to help run the challenges. GSA also will award a contract vehicle for technical assistance.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , OMB , GSA , SAVE award , Agency competition

Tuesday - 03/09/2010, 03:27pm EST

VA gains granular view of impact of green IT

The Lebanon Medical Center in Pennsylvania is using a new dashboard to measure how it's implementing sustainability efforts. VA expects to save or avoid about $178,000 in the first year of the portal's use at the facility.

Tags: technology , Horace Blackman , AFFIRM , green IT , sustainability , performance measurement , dashboard , management , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/11/2011, 05:21pm EDT
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VA to slow-roll use of smartphones, tablets on network

Roger Baker, the Veterans Affairs Department chief information officer, said only about 1,000 users will have agency supplied devices that will be allowed to access VA systems. VA eventually wants to create an apps store where externally and internally developed software will be made available for doctors, nurses and other employees.

Tags: technology , Roger Baker , mobile computing , Apple , BlackBerry , iPhone , iPad , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 05:21am EDT
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