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Healthcare IT News: VA still facing interoperability, scaling challenges amidst COVID-19

“As the largest integrated health system in the country, the Veterans Health Administration oversees care at hundreds of hospitals and health systems around the United States.” “That’s a lot of patients: more than 9 million, to be specific. And caring for those patients, and stewarding their data, requires major infrastructure.” “‘In a healthcare system in […] The post Healthcare IT News: VA still facing interoperability, scaling challenges amidst COVID-19 appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

SmallGovCon: Contractor Vaccine Mandate: What About Work-From-Home Employees?

“My colleagues and I here at Koprince McCall Pottroff have been hearing lots of questions about the new COVID-19 vaccine mandate for certain employees of federal government contractors. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the pandemic-related rise in remote work, one of the most common questions is ‘are work-from-home employees required to be vaccinated?’ The answer, it turns […] The post SmallGovCon: Contractor Vaccine Mandate: What About Work-From-Home Employees? appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

HHS IHS awards $8M task for NPIRS COVID-19 enterprise BI and analytics enhancement

8(a) SDVOSB MicroHealth has been awarded a one-year, $8M Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Indian Health Service (IHS) task for National Patient Information Reporting System (NPIRS) COVID-19 enterprise BI and analytics enhancement. The task was awarded as an SDVOSB set-aside action using the CIO-SP3 SB contract vehicle. Awardee Name: MICROHEALTH Contract Duration: 12 […] The post HHS IHS awards $8M task for NPIRS COVID-19 enterprise BI and analytics enhancement appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

GovernmentCIO Newscast: Listen: How VA is Using Clinical Review to Fight COVID

“The Department of Veterans Affairs has built one of America’s most comprehensive clinical healthcare data review projects with its Evidence Synthesis Program (ESP). Hear from ESP co-founder Dr. Mark Helfand on how the program has been instrumental in advancing treatment for a range of conditions, and has recently taken a forefront role in helping clinicians […] The post GovernmentCIO Newscast: Listen: How VA is Using Clinical Review to Fight COVID appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

HHS awards $8M contract for supply chain and industrial based assurance technical assistance and...

Deloitte Consulting has been awarded a one-year, $8M contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) for supply chain and industrial based assurance technical assistance and support services in response to COVID-19. The contract was awarded using the HCaTS contract vehicle. Awardee Name: DELOITTE CONSULTING […] The post HHS awards $8M contract for supply chain and industrial based assurance technical assistance and support services appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

CDC awards contract for Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2019: COVID-19...

Mathematica has been awarded a 3-year, $7M Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contract for Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2019: COVID-19 module. The contract was awarded using the GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS) contract vehicle. Awardee Name: MATHEMATICA Contract Duration: 36 months Total Contract Value: $7,338,734.87 Funding Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND […] The post CDC awards contract for Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2019: COVID-19 module appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

HHS awards $7M OASH COVID-19 Ready Reserve and PHERST Organizational Development Support Services task

Small business MayaTech has been awarded a 5-year task from the Department of Health and Human Services. Work is to provide Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) COVID-19 Ready Reserve and Public Health and Emergency Response Strike Team (PHERST) organizational development support services. This task, valued at $7M, was awarded on the HHS […] The post HHS awards $7M OASH COVID-19 Ready Reserve and PHERST Organizational Development Support Services task appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

FedScoop: NIH awards Palantir further contract for COVID-19 data enclave

“The National Institutes of Health wants Palantir to continue providing a secure, cloud-based data enclave for COVID-19 clinical research with an increased focus on long COVID, the company announced Monday.” “NIH‘s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences awarded Palantir a new indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract raising the ceiling to $59.5 million over two years…” “We are very excited […] The post FedScoop: NIH awards Palantir further contract for COVID-19 data enclave appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Deloitte scores $7M in Strategy, Change Management and IZ Gateway awards with CDC

Deloitte has picked up two new wins in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deloitte beat out three other bidders to be awarded a 5-year $6M task with CDC to provide strategy development, change management, and scientific consulting. The task was awarded using the CDC CPR Professional Support Services BPA. Deloitte was […] The post Deloitte scores $7M in Strategy, Change Management and IZ Gateway awards with CDC appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

CDC RFI: Electronically Verifiable COVID-19 Test and Vaccine Proof for CDC Staff

Notice ID: OAS-B2T3-FY21-02 “Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a workforce  of about 25,000 people globally. Most of these individuals will report to a CDC facility or other facility (e.g., labs, universities, health departments) requiring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test.  There are different criteria based on staff type (e.g., […] The post CDC RFI: Electronically Verifiable COVID-19 Test and Vaccine Proof for CDC Staff appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

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