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Contest shows how big data can improve health care

Participants in the Health 2.0 Boston Big Data Code-a-Thon were challenged to create applications that turned large amounts of health data into usable information.

The winner - the "No Sleep Kills" website, which teaches people about the dangers of not getting enough sleep.

Developers used data from multiple sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create the site.

Tags: The Big Data Report , technology

Monday - 06/04/2012, 04:57pm EDT

It's time to use or lose flexible spending account money

March 15 is the last day federal employees can use money they set aside in their healthcare flexible spending account in November 2010.

Tags: Ed Zurndorfer , pay and benefits , benefits , flexible spending accounts , Federal Drive ,

Friday - 03/09/2012, 12:26pm EST

The dating game: government style

What's the most romantic, sexy thing a federal worker can say to a private sector type? It's a simple five-letter word, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says: I've got FEHBP

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , FEHBP , Walt Francis

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 02:00am EST

Potential victims of TRICARE data breach offered credit monitoring

After computer tapes containing the health records of nearly 5 million military clinic patients were stolen from a contractor's car, TRICARE has directed the contractor, SAIC, to provide one year of credit monitoring for those who may have been affected by the breach.

Tags: DoD , TRICARE , SAIC , data breach , cybersecurity , W. Bryan Gamble

Monday - 11/07/2011, 09:36am EST

Health insurance Open Season means 'homework' for feds

Federal benefits specialist Ann Vanderslice joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the various plans the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.

Tags: pay and benefits , Federal Drive , benefits , FEHBP , open season , Ann Vanderslice

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 10:04am EDT

High-priced health plans ailing

After years of being asleep at the health-insurance switch, it appears that many federal workers and retirees are actually doing more than complaining about higher premiums, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , benefits , FEHBP , health insurance , open season

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 02:03am EDT

New FDA effort to reduce drug shortages a small step

President Barack Obama ordered the Food and Drug Administration on Monday to take new steps to send out early warnings about looming shortages and try to avert them.

Tags: FDA , Barack Obama ,

Monday - 10/31/2011, 05:49pm EDT

Long-term care: Your clock is ticking!

Saving money on long-term care insurance premiums is easy: All you need is to sign up a couple of weeks before a stroke or accident makes it impossible for you to dress, bathe, eat or get in and out of bed. If you don't know that horrible, magic moment, check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column today.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , long-term care insurance , FEHBP

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 01:00pm EDT

Public ranks government healthcare Web sites high in new report

ForeSee results surveyed over 40,000 people -- and a lot of them think the government is doing a good job when it comes to healthcare information online.

Tags: technology , Web 2.0 , ForeSee Results , Larry Freed , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 07:45pm EST
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