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CDC Sources Sought: Data Collection Services for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...

Notice ID: CDC-2021-45657-SBSS-EDS The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is seeking to identify small business organizations with the necessary capabilities to perform and continue data collection activities for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Specific Tasks: Provide expertise in sampling statistics, survey methodology, and statistical […] The post CDC Sources Sought: Data Collection Services for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA seeking Director of Data Architecture

“The incumbent serves as the Director, Data Architecture, within Architecture and Engineering Service, Demand Management Division, Enterprise Program Management Office, Office of Information Technology (OIT), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).” Responsibilities: The incumbent will assure the development of strategic plans, preliminary studies, feasibility studies, and final functional requirements for projects assigned to the Division. The […] The post VA seeking Director of Data Architecture appeared first on FedHealthIT.

GovernmentCIO: AI Partnerships Are Improving Defense Health, Business, Disaster Aid

“The Defense Innovation Unit is incorporating commercial artificial intelligence at agencies across the Defense Department to improve military health, business processes, humanitarian aid and a variety of other areas across DOD.” “DIU acts as the connector between DOD partners and private industries to enable DOD to prototype, transition to and scale advanced technologies. While DOD […] The post GovernmentCIO: AI Partnerships Are Improving Defense Health, Business, Disaster Aid appeared first on FedHealthIT.

ITSM Organizes Data and Services for Agencies including VA and NIH’s NCI

“… Just like a menu at a restaurant, information technology service management, or ITSM, creates a menu of the tools, capabilities and data that a federal agency’s IT department can put to use, says Jeff Shilling, National Cancer Institute CIO…” “The NCI implemented ITSM with ServiceNow to generate data out of every IT activity, from […] The post ITSM Organizes Data and Services for Agencies including VA and NIH’s NCI appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Press Release: HighPoint Partners with UiPath to Improve Citizen Experiences through Automation

“HighPoint, a provider of IT and digital services for government agencies, announced today that it is partnering with robotic process automation (RPA) software provider, UiPath, to automate high-volume, repetitive processes that will improve government efficiency and customer experiences.” “Through this partnership, HighPoint will help government agencies implement RPA to build more efficient, streamlined, and responsive […] The post Press Release: HighPoint Partners with UiPath to Improve Citizen Experiences through Automation appeared first on FedHealthIT.

GAO Chief Data Scientist Taka Ariga on using AI oversight framework to monitor IT...

“The Government Accountability Office’s forthcoming artificial intelligence oversight framework will help auditors work with inspectors general to continuously monitor executive agencies’ progress with the technology, says the agency’s first-ever chief data scientist.” “Right now GAO is developing a “wireframe” of what oversight might look like in the areas of explainability and transparency, bias and fairness, integrity and resilience, and data […] The post GAO Chief Data Scientist Taka Ariga on using AI oversight framework to monitor IT progress at Federal agencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Executive Director VHA Innovation Ecosystem discusses Turning to Machine Learning to Automate Prescription Workflows

Clinical pharmacists within the Veterans Affairs Department are applying machine learning techniques to automate administrative workflows around prescriptions and pharmacy benefits. In doing so, they’re learning firsthand how emerging technology-based solutions can help free up their time, so that more attention can be given directly to patients, according to the Executive Director of the Veterans […] The post Executive Director VHA Innovation Ecosystem discusses Turning to Machine Learning to Automate Prescription Workflows appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CMS RFI: Using Advanced Technology such as AI/ML/NLP in Medical Review/Program Integrity

Notice ID: SSN210993 CMS seeks to identify and solicit feedback from capable sources regarding leading cutting-edge technology capabilities for machine learning and natural language processing software for Medicare FFS health care claims and medical records. At this time, CMS is only interested in procuring new application(s) that could be used by CMS and/or its contractors […] The post CMS RFI: Using Advanced Technology such as AI/ML/NLP in Medical Review/Program Integrity appeared first on FedHealthIT.

NASA Shared Services Center to award UiPath RPA contract

Notice ID 80NSSC21749060Q “NASA/NSSC has a requirement for UiPath Bots for RPA. NASA/NSSC intends to issue a sole source contract to Carahsoft Technology Corp., 11493 Sunset Hills Rd Reston Virginia, 201905230 under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i). It has been determined that Carahsoft is the sole provider of UiPath Bots for RPA. NASA/NSSC will be the procuring center for this […] The post NASA Shared Services Center to award UiPath RPA contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: DSFederal Taps Dr. Kevin Zhang as VP of Public Health and Data...

“DSFederal is thrilled to welcome Dr. Kevin B Zhang as our new Vice President of Public Health and Data Analytics. Dr. Zhang is a seasoned technical leader and business manager with extensive experience in program management, large surveillance systems development and management, data analytics, and public health research.” “’Dr. Zhang’s expertise lays at the critical […] The post Press Release: DSFederal Taps Dr. Kevin Zhang as VP of Public Health and Data Analytics appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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