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Nextgov: 46,000 Veterans’ Data Exposed in Financial Services Center Breach

“Hackers attempting to steal money the Veterans Affairs Department was sending to private sector health care providers also scooped up the personal information of some 46,000 veterans.” “According to an announcement put out Monday by VA, the department detected a breach of a payment processing system managed by the Financial Services Center after perpetrators were […] The post Nextgov: 46,000 Veterans’ Data Exposed in Financial Services Center Breach appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedScoop: NSF’s new AI Institutes will leverage industry resources to expand network

“The National Science Foundation’s program solicitation for eight more Artificial Intelligence Institutes in 2021 leverages industry funding, datasets, software and expertise for the first time to accelerate research in opportune disciplines.” “Accenture, Amazon, Google and Intel committed to help put more than $160 million toward the second round of institutes, making growing the network a multi-sector endeavor.” “Industry’s involvement comes […] The post FedScoop: NSF’s new AI Institutes will leverage industry resources to expand network appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Analytica seeking DHA SME and Practice Lead for Data & Analytics

DHA Subject Matter Expert  “Analytica is seeking a Defense Health Subject Matter Expert to provide expert advice on program health care program evaluation techniques, e.g. industrial design, process improvement, performance measurement (quality, safety, access, and cost) or advanced analytics to the DOD, DHA, and AED.   Experience with commercial health care and military health expertise to […] The post Analytica seeking DHA SME and Practice Lead for Data & Analytics appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Deloitte nabs $7M 3rd Party Survey Data Services award with Veterans Affairs

Deloitte beat out four other bidders to be awarded a 3-year purchase order to provide the Department of Veterans Affairs with 3rd Party Survey Data Services. The award was funded by PCAC Health Information Office. Awardee Name: DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP Contract Duration: 36 months Total Contract Value: $6,577,655.75 Action Obligation: $3,079,947.14 Funding Agency: VETERANS AFFAIRS, […] The post Deloitte nabs $7M 3rd Party Survey Data Services award with Veterans Affairs appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Cerner recruits industry leader Ron Lattomus to help drive VA EHRM Enterprise Support

Ron Lattomus, a Program Management professional with 15+ years of large-scale program leadership, Portfolio management and PMO management experience, has taken on a new challenge as a Director leading Federal Programs at Cerner Corporation. In this role Ron has “executive responsibility for Cerner’s work on the Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) task […] The post Cerner recruits industry leader Ron Lattomus to help drive VA EHRM Enterprise Support appeared first on FedHealthIT.

RELI Group nabs CDC NCHS Division of Health Care Statistics Support contract

HUBZone 8(a) small business RELI Group has been awarded a 1-year $2M contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide Support Services to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) – Div. of Health Care Statistics. The contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole source action. Awardee Name: RELI GROUP, INC. Contract […] The post RELI Group nabs CDC NCHS Division of Health Care Statistics Support contract appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Nextgov: IRS Wants to Be Able to Trace ‘Untraceable’ Digital Currencies

“The Treasury Department’s largest federal law enforcement arm wants to expand its visibility into cryptocurrency transactions that enable anonymity and more privacy than most standard blockchain-based exchanges.” “Cryptocurrency refers to virtual currency transmitted via a digital, decentralized network. With popular versions like Bitcoin, investigators could scrutinize transaction data to identify those involved but new developments could make it harder for […] The post Nextgov: IRS Wants to Be Able to Trace ‘Untraceable’ Digital Currencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat: Federal Data Strategy the foundation for emerging technologies

“In line with the goals set by the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan, the administration published a curated data skills catalog and a data ethics framework for public comment, Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat said Wednesday…” “The skills catalog arrives as year one of the action plan behind the Federal Data Strategy is nearing its close. The strategy sets […] The post Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat: Federal Data Strategy the foundation for emerging technologies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: VA Needs Accurate Data and Comprehensive Analyses to Better Understand On-Campus Suicides

“Why GAO Did This Study VA established suicide prevention as its highest clinical priority. In recent years, there have been reports of veterans dying by suicide on VA campuses—in locations such as inpatient settings, parking lots, and on the grounds of cemeteries. GAO was asked to review veteran deaths by suicide on VA campuses. This […] The post GAO: VA Needs Accurate Data and Comprehensive Analyses to Better Understand On-Campus Suicides appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Cerner receives $14M Veterans Affairs task for Data Migration Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and...

Cerner has been obligated $11M in funding as part of a $14M 18-month task to provide data migration analysis, design, development, testing and execution in support of data migrations. The task was awarded under Cerner’s existing Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) IDIQ. Awardee Name: CERNER GOVERNMENT SERVICES, INC. Contract Duration: 18 months Total Contract Value: $14,045,802.12 […] The post Cerner receives $14M Veterans Affairs task for Data Migration Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Execution task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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