Notice ID: 75N96022R00001 “The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) intends to negotiate and award a contract to provide bioinformatics analysis support for the studies conducted at NIEHS. The NIEHS seeks a qualified contractor to provide bioinformatics support for a variety of disciplines under the contract, including, but not limited to: toxicology, genomics, structural […] The post NIH Pre-solicitation: NIEHS bioinformatics analysis support appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“Mama never said it would be easy. Department of Veterans Affairs officials knew they were taking on a long and expensive project when back in 2017, they decided to replace VistA, the electronic health records and management system. The new EHR has proven to be a heavy lift, especially when it comes to a realistic […] The post Costly, complex, weaknesses: Not great words for VA’s electronic health record project says VA DIG appeared first on FedHealthIT.
Updated May 16, 2022 Notice ID: 36C10X22R0027 “Scope: Except as may be expressly stated in this Contract or orders issued hereunder as furnished by the Government, the Contractor shall provide all management, labor, materials, equipment, facilities, and other resources necessary to perform work ordered in any of the five Task Categories set forth in Section […] The post VA RFP: Accelerating VA Innovation and Learning (AVAIL) appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“Chief Information Officer Kurt DelBene has reiterated the Department of Veteran Affairs’ commitment to working with Cerner Corp. to improve the uptime of its electronic health record system.” “'[We’re] working super deeply with Cerner to hold them accountable for having a high-availability, high-uptime system,’ DelBene told the Daily Scoop Podcast on Monday. ‘And that’s been […] The post FedScoop: VA CIO reiterates commitment to working with Cerner to improve EHR uptime appeared first on FedHealthIT.
Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Noridian), a leader in developing solutions for federal, state and commercial health care programs, has hired Leslie DiOrio to lead the data analytics department. As director, DiOrio will broaden the team’s abilities across company departments to strategically utilize data analytics to accurately predict workloads and decrease costs for customers. In addition, […] The post Press Release: New Director of Data Analytics Elevates Noridian’s Statistical Capabilities appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“Designing technology infrastructure with its target communities in mind increases the chances that those groups adopt it. That, in turn, fosters greater equity in health care systems — a recurring message at last week’s Health Innovation Summit 22 from ACT-IAC.” “The Biden administration has repeatedly called for equity considerations to be incorporated into new policies […] The post Tech leaders at CMS, HHS want to extract data for greater equity appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“Objective: The objective of this joint audit was to determine the extent to which the actions taken by the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in acquiring and implementing a common, commercial electronic health record (EHR) system and supporting architecture will achieve interoperability between DoD, VA, and external health care providers.” […] The post VA OIG: Joint Audit of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs Efforts to Achieve Electronic Health Record System Interoperability appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“The new multibillion dollar electronic health records programs covering the military and veteran patient populations aren’t achieving the levels of interoperability promised by officials, according to an oversight report released on Thursday.” “The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs separately contracted to use the Cerner Millennium electronic health care system to cover […] The post FCW: DOD-VA health record modernization not hitting interoperability targets, watchdogs say appeared first on FedHealthIT.
G2X TAKE: Danne Elbers, building on perspective gained over nearly a decade supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs takes on a new challenge with VA as Associate Director Informatics for Data Engineering Danne brings recent experience gained leading the VA Data Task Force in support of the APOLLO project Data Working Group and driving data […] The post VA taps Associate Director Informatics for Data Engineering appeared first on FedHealthIT.
Notice ID: FDA-22-SOL-1251895 “Background: The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs additional restaurant menu data from selected top restaurant chains in the U.S., including nutrition data from 2021 to support mission critical initiatives, including the ability to monitor nutritional and other changes in the food […] The post FDA Solicitation: Collecting Nutrition Data for Top 100 Restaurant Chains appeared first on FedHealthIT.