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Due to COVID-19, USDA intends to award OCFO Cloud Migration Financial Management Modernization follow-on...

Solicitation: 995329 Contract Award Number: GS-35F-0617Y Task/Delivery Order Number: 12314420F0315 “The USDA, OCFO Financial Management Services requires support services to ensure the continuation of the migration of the Financial Management Modernization Initiative application transitioning to the USDA Cloud. This support at a minimum, shall consist of, but not limited to security, government risk compliance, functional support, technical support, business warehouse, business objectives, […] The post Due to COVID-19, USDA intends to award OCFO Cloud Migration Financial Management Modernization follow-on contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: USAID’s Tracker Tool Helping Overseas Personnel During Pandemic

“The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has had to move quickly to help personnel connect remotely both stateside and abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.” “The agency, with assistance from ServiceNow, used its Launchpad dashboard to help create a mission personnel tracker to help track location status of American personnel deployed oversees.” “’It’s a tool for our executive officers […] The post MeriTalk: USAID’s Tracker Tool Helping Overseas Personnel During Pandemic appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Interview: NSF CIO Dorothy Aronson on IT challenges during COVID-19

“NSF is an independent Federal agency focused on promoting the progress of science and advancing the health, prosperity, and welfare of our nation. With an annual budget of $8.3 billion, NSF is the funding source for approximately 27 percent of the total Federal budget for basic research conducted by U.S. colleges and universities. The agency is also the major source […] The post Interview: NSF CIO Dorothy Aronson on IT challenges during COVID-19 appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

HRSA awards $9M COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund Allocation and Technical Assistance contract to Acumen

Acumen, a consultancy who conducts policy research in support of federal, state, and local health care and social policy programs, has been awarded a 1-year contract to provide the HHS Health Resources and Services Administration with Provider Relief Fund Allocation and Technical Assistance in Response to COVID-19. HRSA will be disbursing payments from the PRF […] The post HRSA awards $9M COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund Allocation and Technical Assistance contract to Acumen appeared first on FedHealthIT.

In support of COVID-19, DHS CISA awards $5M Supply Chain Analysis, Business Continuity and...

CNA Corporation (CNA) has been awarded a one-year, $5M contract by the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to provide COVID-19 Pandemic Supply Chain Analysis, Business Continuity and Emergency Support Function. This contract, awarded on the GSA PSS vehicle and funded by CISA’s Office of the Director, was listed as a National Interest Action citing COVID-19 2020. CNA is a […] The post In support of COVID-19, DHS CISA awards $5M Supply Chain Analysis, Business Continuity and Emergency Support contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Leidos adds CDC COVID-19 NHSN Reporting Modules task

Leidos has been awarded a $4M 1-year task with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for COVID-19 National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Reporting Modules. The task was awarded using Alliant 2. Awardee Name: LEIDOS, INC. Contract Duration: 12 months Total Contract Value: $3,504,876.27 Action Obligation: $3,504,876.27 Funding Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION […] The post Leidos adds CDC COVID-19 NHSN Reporting Modules task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA signs $15M contract for Citrix IT Services and support amid COVID-19 surge

Award Number: NNG15SD22B36C10B20F0175 “VA Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Service Management and Planning/Infrastructure Operations requires Citrix Information Technology (IT) Managed Services operational support, Citrix Consulting services, and Citrix vADC software licensing in order to accommodate a surge in the number of remote users and infrastructure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Citrix software is currently […] The post VA signs $15M contract for Citrix IT Services and support amid COVID-19 surge appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Nextgov: CMS Produces ‘Employee Roll Call Bot’ to Account for Workforce Amid Telework

“The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly necessitated agencywide telework at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.” “To help keep its top officials abreast of employees’ statuses and conditions throughout the unprecedented disruption, the agency teamed up with UiPath to swiftly launch the CMS Employee Roll Call Bot.” “’It was identified that there was no single source […] The post Nextgov: CMS Produces ‘Employee Roll Call Bot’ to Account for Workforce Amid Telework appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Fierce Healthcare: HHS OIG finds $1.51B in savings from fraud, details efforts to combat...

“Health and Human Services’ watchdog is expected to recover $1.51 billion in taxpayer funding from October 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, a new report finds.” “But that was down severely from the prior six-month period where the watchdog collected $5.04 billion from April to September 2019.” “The agency’s Office of the Inspector General released […] The post Fierce Healthcare: HHS OIG finds $1.51B in savings from fraud, details efforts to combat COVID-19 scammers appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CMS Press Release: Trump Administration Unveils Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19...

“Today, under the leadership of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled enhanced enforcement for nursing homes with violations of longstanding infection control practices. This announcement builds on the previous actions CMS has taken to ensure the safety and security of America’s nursing homes as the nation battles coronavirus disease 2019 […] The post CMS Press Release: Trump Administration Unveils Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspection Results appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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