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DHS Deputy CISO Hemant Baidwan on need for agency data standardization for CDM

“For the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program to work, federal agencies need to ensure their data quality is top notch. Otherwise, their dashboards won’t offer an accurate picture of current assets and users on a federal agency’s network.” “’Data quality can definitely cause issues,” said Hemant Baidwan, DHS deputy chief information security officer, at a […] The post DHS Deputy CISO Hemant Baidwan on need for agency data standardization for CDM appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

HHS awards $20M task to support nFORM, Data Capacity and CQI in HMRF Programs

Mathematica has been awarded a 15-month task to support nFORM, Data Capacity and CQI in HMRF Programs. The task was awarded using the HHS PSC IDIQ. Awardee Name: MATHEMATICA POLICY RESEARCH, INC. Contract Duration: 15 months Total Contract Value: $19,807,687.00 Funding Agency: OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ADMINISTRATION (ASA) Number of Bidders: 1 Award […] The post HHS awards $20M task to support nFORM, Data Capacity and CQI in HMRF Programs appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Federal News Network: VA marking milestone with initial EHR rollout, but long-term road ahead...

“After years of preparations and a few false starts, the Department of Veterans Affairs is expecting to achieve a major milestone in its decade-long, multi-billion-dollar effort to adopt a modern electronic health record.” “The department is set to roll out an initial set of EHR capabilities to its first site, the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center […] The post Federal News Network: VA marking milestone with initial EHR rollout, but long-term road ahead still unclear appeared first on FedHealthIT.

POLITICO: VA’s $16 billion digital health project faces critical test

“An oft-delayed $16 billion system to overhaul veterans’ medical records will debut Saturday in Spokane, Wash., marking the first stage of a yearslong marathon.” “Close observers of the project — initially pushed by President Donald Trump’s senior advisor Jared Kushner — are cautiously optimistic, with one congressional aide predicting a “B-minus or C-plus” rollout.” “Nevertheless, […] The post POLITICO: VA’s $16 billion digital health project faces critical test appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Virtualitics recruits rising growth leader Ashley Nicholson to drive FedCiv Sales

Ashley Nicholson, armed with nearly a decade of experience fostering, leading and managing business development and proposal delivery including delivering Federal and Civilian proposals valued at $500 million for clients including the State Department, HHS and DoD, has taken on a new challenge as Director Of Federal Sales at Virtualitics. In her new role with Virtualitics, a state-of-the-art data analytics […] The post Virtualitics recruits rising growth leader Ashley Nicholson to drive FedCiv Sales appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CBP OIT awards Big Data Audit Services task

8(a) small business Centrifuge has been awarded a one-year, $4M task by the Department of Homeland Security to provide big data audit services. This task was an 8(a) sole source action that was funded by the DHS Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Information and Technology. Awardee Name: CENTRIFUGE, LLC Contract Duration: 12 months Total Contract Value: $3,976,590.00 Funding Agency: […] The post DHS CBP OIT awards Big Data Audit Services task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Accenture and ServiceNow partner to launch business group with focus that includes AI for...

“Representing five years of multi-million dollar investment between Accenture and ServiceNow, the new business group will look to help clients in the public and private sectors rapidly evolve organisational processes and unlock the full value of technology investments.” “Supported by approximately 8,500 Accenture people skilled in ServiceNow, the new group looks to combine expertise in transformational workflow and platform development, […] The post Accenture and ServiceNow partner to launch business group with focus that includes AI for IT Operations appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: CACI Awarded $86.5 Million Task Order to Provide Data and Analytical Support...

“CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year task order, with a ceiling value of $86.5 million, by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide mission expertise in support of the Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) division.” “CACI will use its expertise in working with interagency partners, law enforcement agencies, and the Department of […] The post Press Release: CACI Awarded $86.5 Million Task Order to Provide Data and Analytical Support Services to the Department of Homeland Security appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA: New Veteran electronic health record system completes transfer of patient data

Veterans at select sites in the Pacific Northwest are one step closer to the rollout of VA’s new electronic health record (EHR) system later this month, following the successful and secure transfer of patient data Oct. 1. “The data, which includes clinical and demographic records for about 88,000 Veterans, will equip VA health care providers […] The post VA: New Veteran electronic health record system completes transfer of patient data appeared first on FedHealthIT.

MeriTalk: National AI Institute Gearing up for New AI ‘Tech Sprint’ At VA

“The National AI Institute (NAII) is starting up a new AI Tech Sprint within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which aims to empower an AI-enabled ecosystem through voluntary incentives linking Federal, industry, academia, and nonprofit organization ecosystems around AI R&D.” “Speaking during Defense One’s Genius Machines 2020 Virtual Summit, Dr. Gil Alterovitz, Director of […] The post MeriTalk: National AI Institute Gearing up for New AI ‘Tech Sprint’ At VA appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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