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NOAA awards 5-year Deepwater Horizon Data Management contract

Industrial Economics (IEc) beat out two other bidders to win a 5-year, $5M contract from the Department of Commerce to provide Deepwater Horizon Long Term Data Management. This contract was funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and competed on the GSA FSS contract vehicle. Awardee Name: INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS, INCORPORATED Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $5,377,777.50 Funding […] The post NOAA awards 5-year Deepwater Horizon Data Management contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

HHS taps rising leader to serve as Acting Deputy Chief Data Officer

Kevin Duvall, a rising Federal IT leader focused on shaping the intersection of public service and technology, builds on the perspective he has gained in support of the Department of Health and Human Services as he takes on a new challenge as Acting HHS Deputy Chief Data Officer. Prior roles include: Senior Technical Advisor – […] The post HHS taps rising leader to serve as Acting Deputy Chief Data Officer appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Press Release: Amida Technology Solutions Awarded $17 Million VA Modern Claims Processing (MCP) support...

“Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., an open source software company specializing in data management, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year, $17 million prime contract from the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Modern Claims Processing (MCP) support services program. The contract was awarded under […] The post Press Release: Amida Technology Solutions Awarded $17 Million VA Modern Claims Processing (MCP) support contract appeared first on FedHealthIT.

HHS to award contract for Access, Exchange, and Use of Social Determinants of Health...

Solicitation: 75P00120R00158 The United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) is a standardized set of health data classes and constituent data elements for nationwide, interoperable health information exchange. Data reflecting SDOH the conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play remains much more limited across healthcare. There is a growing recognition that by capturing […] The post HHS to award contract for Access, Exchange, and Use of Social Determinants of Health Data in Clinical Notes appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Press Release: Department of Energy announces $8.5M in funding for FAIR Data to Advance...

“Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $8.5 million in funding for five projects aimed at making artificial intelligence (AI) models and data more accessible and reusable to accelerate AI research and development (R&D). The focus is applying Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Data Principles so that science data can drive innovations in AI. The FAIR principles were […] The post Press Release: Department of Energy announces $8.5M in funding for FAIR Data to Advance Artificial Intelligence for Science appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: Senators want to improve electronic health record matching with USPS tool

“A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill to improve health care providers’ ability to match patient records and aid coronavirus response efforts.” “The legislation would make the U.S. Postal Service‘s address formatting tool available to hospitals and testing laboratories for their IT systems.” “Online retailers already use the tool, which could result in tens […] The post FedScoop: Senators want to improve electronic health record matching with USPS tool appeared first on FedHealthIT.

GSA IT Execs on how AI Center of Excellence is boosting Government-wide AI adoption

“In February 2019, the President signed Executive Order 13859 on the American AI Initiative, which set up the United States’ national strategy on artificial intelligence. Even prior to this however, government agencies had been heavily invested in AI and machine learning, applying it to a wide range of applications. While those previous AI implementations might have happened at the discretion […] The post GSA IT Execs on how AI Center of Excellence is boosting Government-wide AI adoption appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: Aretec awarded Prime contract position on $2.5B SEC OneIT IDIQ

“Aretec, Inc., a leading provider of data science and software solutions for federal government clients, is pleased to announce that it is one of ten small business prime contract awardees for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) OneIT contract supporting the Office of Information Technology (OIT). This Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Master Contract will provide the SEC with integrated […] The post Press Release: Aretec awarded Prime contract position on $2.5B SEC OneIT IDIQ appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: VA Restarts Electronic Health Record Rollout

“After an eight-month delay, the Veterans Affairs Department plans to restart its electronic health record and scheduling system overhaul in October, the agency announced Friday.” “VA was ready to kick off two of three major, agencywide IT upgrades last spring but opted to delay those deployments first due to staff requests for additional capabilities and […] The post Nextgov: VA Restarts Electronic Health Record Rollout appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Nextgov: Report Recommends Doubling Federal Funding for AI Research

“Two tech-savvy lawmakers have partnered together with two prominent think tanks to produce a report detailing guidelines for a national artificial intelligence strategy.” “Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., joined with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Center for New American Security to develop a series of white papers exploring topics in artificial intelligence.The first two reports covered […] The post Nextgov: Report Recommends Doubling Federal Funding for AI Research appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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