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MHS: GLWACH prepares for new electronic health record – MHS GENESIS

“General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is finishing preparations in anticipation of a switch to a new, modern electronic health record system.” “The new EHR, known as MHS GENESIS, goes online April 24, and will provide a single health record for service members, veterans and their families. MHS GENESIS will integrate inpatient and outpatient solutions […] The post MHS: GLWACH prepares for new electronic health record – MHS GENESIS appeared first on FedHealthIT.

NPR: Biden’s Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data To Save Lives

“… But through it all, as the long months became a year, Walensky had been out front, Stephenson says, sticking to the science and telling the truth. And from the moment Walensky stepped up to lead the CDC, she has promised to keep telling the truth. Even when it’s bad news…” “Now 51 years old, […] The post NPR: Biden’s Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data To Save Lives appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FCC awards Data Architecture and Design Support Services contract

Small business Emprata beat out one other bidder to win a 2½-year, $1.5M contract from the Federal Communications Commission for data architecture and design support services. This contract was competed on the GSA IT-70 contract vehicle. Awardee Name: EMPRATA, LLC Contract Duration: 29 months Total Contract Value: $1,537,861.59 Funding Agency: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Funding Office: FCC Number of Bidders: 2 […] The post FCC awards Data Architecture and Design Support Services contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

HHS inks $10M deal for Diagnostic Data Reporting Platform task

Service-disabled Veteran owned ThunderCat Technology has been awarded a 5-month task with the Department of Health and Human Services for the development of a diagnostic data reporting platform to streamline the collection of such information by the Federal Government and the states. The task was awarded using NASA SEWP V as an SDVOSB sole source […] The post HHS inks $10M deal for Diagnostic Data Reporting Platform task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CDC taps Chief, Public Health Data Modernization Unit

Dr. Aaron Harris, building on nearly a decade with the CDC and progressive responsibility and leadership roles, has taken on a new challenge as Chief, Public Health Data Modernization Unit, Public Health Informatics Office at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this new role, Dr. Harris promotes public health data modernization efforts and […] The post CDC taps Chief, Public Health Data Modernization Unit appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA OIG: VA Needs Better Internal Communication and Data Sharing to Strengthen the Administration...

“The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed key aspects of VA’s spina bifida program in response to congressional and other concerns that eligible individuals may not be receiving the compensation, healthcare, home services, and other benefits to which they are entitled. Monthly payments under this relatively small but critical program (serving more than 1,000 […] The post VA OIG: VA Needs Better Internal Communication and Data Sharing to Strengthen the Administration of Spina Bifida Benefits appeared first on FedHealthIT.

MeriTalk: NIH Needs Data Management Services to Aid in Cancer Research

“The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI) is looking for data management services to help develop a large research resource to advance in breast cancer research.” “The research resource will be part of the Confluence Project, which is aiming to build a large research resource for the scientific community by 2021 for […] The post MeriTalk: NIH Needs Data Management Services to Aid in Cancer Research appeared first on FedHealthIT.

How the pandemic has affected the medical research agenda at Veterans Affairs and the...

“Besides being the biggest health care delivery organization in the country, the Veterans Health Administration is also one of the biggest medical research organizations. For how it goes about the business of research involving human subjects, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the director of the Office of Research Protections, policy and education, Dr. […] The post How the pandemic has affected the medical research agenda at Veterans Affairs and the need for data appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CDC CDO Discusses Push for Iterative Approach to Interoperability

“Federal health data officials called to view health information interoperability as a journey to be developed with end users and iterated over time rather than a major destination to reach all at once during last week’s Academy Health Datapalooza virtual conference. Furthermore, interoperability is best achieved when the federal government articulates and defines data standards […] The post CDC CDO Discusses Push for Iterative Approach to Interoperability appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DOT FAA to award contract for Office of Aerospace Medicine/Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Software

Notice ID: AAQ-731 Contract: GS-35F-0032U The FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) Clinic intends to award a Sole Source Firm Fixed Price Contract to Cority Software Inc.  Cority Software Inc. is the only vendor who is FedRAMP Certified. Cority Software Inc. System Software is a requirement established in AAM as part of CAMI’s Continuity of […] The post DOT FAA to award contract for Office of Aerospace Medicine/Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Software appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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