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Federal agencies using predictive analytics to spot missing, suspicious payments

“Agencies just getting started on artificial intelligence and predictive analytics can face internal inertia. In that case, starting small may be helpful. That’s according to Michael Collins, a statistician in the Federal Student Aid Office at the Education Department. Speaking during the Agency Readiness for Predictive Analytics panel Tuesday, presented by the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center, Collins described how […] The post Federal agencies using predictive analytics to spot missing, suspicious payments appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

8(a) small business wins CDC Contract for Data Collection and Evaluation Services task

8(a) small business 4ES Corporation has been awarded a 2-year, $4M contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for data collection and evaluation services. The contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole-source set-aside action Awardee Name: 4ES Corporation Contract Duration: 24 months Total Contract Value: $3,972,001.40 Funding Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND […] The post 8(a) small business wins CDC Contract for Data Collection and Evaluation Services task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedScoop: Coast Guard launches modernized EHR to link with DOD, VA

“The Coast Guard joined the military’s new electronic health record program at a handful of medical clinics in October and plans to deploy the modernized systems at dozens of clinics next year, officials announced Thursday.” “The Coast Guard‘s announcement adds the service to the Military Health System’s (MHS) GENESIS program that will one day link […] The post FedScoop: Coast Guard launches modernized EHR to link with DOD, VA appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Newscast: DHMS Acting Program Executive Officer Discusses How the DOD’s New EHR is Transforming...

“The Defense Healthcare Management System Program Executive Office (DHMS) has been deploying the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS. DHMS Acting Program Executive Officer Holly Joers discusses in this episode updates to the deployment, including the inclusion of the U.S. Coast Guard to the EHR, as well as how the Joint Health […] The post Newscast: DHMS Acting Program Executive Officer Discusses How the DOD’s New EHR is Transforming Military Health appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DOE taps Hanford CIO to drive Artificial Intelligence Business Operations

Ben Ellison, a seasoned IT executive who has served as Chief Information Officer for the Department of Energy’s Hanford Site for more than a decade, has been detailed as Special Advisor for Artificial Intelligence Business Operations. In this new role, Ben will drive operational efficiency throughout DOE utilizing cognitive technologies. Prior roles include: Chief Information Officer, Hanford – Department of […] The post DOE taps Hanford CIO to drive Artificial Intelligence Business Operations appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA RFI: MetaData Management and Data Curation and Enrichment Tool (industry standards best in...

Notice ID: 36C10B21Q0053 “’Rockies’ is VA’s data and analytics platform that is built on cloud-native services to ease the burden of data access, integration, and organization while enabling a heterogenous ecosystem for data analytics in the VA. Rockies enables capabilities for managing data and knowledge, discovering new knowledge, using algorithms to make inferences on individuals […] The post VA RFI: MetaData Management and Data Curation and Enrichment Tool (industry standards best in class tools) appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Digital.gov publishes State of Federal RPA Report

“Published by the Federal RPA CoP, The State of Federal RPA provides a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the adoption and impact of RPA in the Federal Government. Based on detailed maturity assessments that the CoP conducted with 23 agencies, the report describes the maturity and growth of RPA Programs to convey agency progress in digital transformation and automation. Specifically, […] The post Digital.gov publishes State of Federal RPA Report appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Forbes Commentary: How organizations can learn from VA to ‘Sprint’ Forward Using AI Tech...

“… One of the ways to promote the effective application of AI is through partnerships between the public and private sector, drawing upon the scale and infrastructure from the public sector and the agility and technical talent from the private sector.” “Motivated by a prioritization of AI throughout the federal government, the Department of Veterans […] The post Forbes Commentary: How organizations can learn from VA to ‘Sprint’ Forward Using AI Tech Sprints appeared first on FedHealthIT.

White House Publishes Recommendations for Leveraging Cloud Computing Resources for Federally Funded Artificial Intelligence...

“… In this report, the Select Committee has identified four key recommendations for how the Federal Government can better enable the use of cloud computing resources for federally funded AI R&D: (1) launch and support pilot projects to identify and explore the advantages and challenges associated with the use of commercial clouds in conducting federally […] The post White House Publishes Recommendations for Leveraging Cloud Computing Resources for Federally Funded Artificial Intelligence R&D appeared first on FedHealthIT.

OMB to allow Federal agencies additional two years to meet the FITARA data center...

“OMB is giving agencies an extra two years to meet the data center requirements under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. A new memo from acting federal CIO Michael Rigas extends the deadline to September 30, 2022. FITARA requires agencies to stop spending money on new data centers, and either co-locate servers and infrastructure or move to the cloud. The […] The post OMB to allow Federal agencies additional two years to meet the FITARA data center requirements appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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