“The Department of Veterans Affairs issued new ethics principles for accessing and handling veterans’ data, it announced Monday.” “The nine principles are designed to ensure the safe and responsible use of data, especially personally identifiable information like medical data. With the increased use of data, particularly during COVID-19 response, comes thorny issues of how that […] The post FedScoop: VA issues new data ethics principles appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“New data-sharing regulations will soon go into effect that lay the groundwork for patients to have easier access to their health information.” “When will patients start to see the benefits of these new mandates?” “New federal health IT leader Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., believes it’s already happening.” “‘A lot more is happening behind the scenes that […] The post Fierce Healthcare: New ONC leader Tripathi says data sharing rules force a ‘culture change’ appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“Congress should pass reform legislation that would establish a Technology Innovation Fund for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to enable robotic last-mile postal delivery, a new report states. ‘Of particular promise are sorting and delivery robots, which could sort mail, including into local delivery orders, deliver mail to homes, or both,’ according to ‘A New Vision for Postal Reform in […] The post GCN: How robots would help the Post Office appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
Notice ID: RFI75N98021R00007 The objective of this Request for Information is to assist the Government in determining the availability of potential offerors that can provide the services identified in this notice. (High-level SOW objectives) 3.1. Administer educational and interactive sessions on a virtual platform coordinated by the prospective offeror. 3.2. The prospective offeror will furnish […] The post NIH RFI: Artificial Intelligence Virtual Boot Camp Seminar appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“… The COVID-19 working group partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to get agency access to pandemic data. It also partnered with the State Department to create a dashboard on international conditions, while other agencies, including the Agriculture Department, have stood up dashboards to determine when employees would return to the office […] The post CDO Council’s USDA, NIH leads look to ‘blend data’ across agencies to maximize value appeared first on FedHealthIT.
In this podcast, Amy Mosher-Garvey, a Leidos Healthcare leader, discusses the importance of whole-person care and the infrastructure needed to support it. She explains how whole person care brings together data from multiple providers and multiple sources, including sociological and economic sources, and how whole person care uses smart data visualization to deliver actionable insights […] The post How Whole Person Care is Shaping the Healthcare Industry appeared first on FedHealthIT.
Nilanjan Sengupta, an industry leader with experience architecting some of the nation’s most complex next generation technology platforms, has taken on a new challenge as Chief Technology Officer – Applied Intelligence at Accenture Federal Services. In this new role, Nilanjan will lead the Applied Intelligence practice to rapidly master and adopt new tools and technologies driving the convergence across cloud, […] The post Accenture Federal Services taps AI SME Nilanjan Sengupta as CTO – Applied Intelligence appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
Ed Henderson, who recently supported the Defense Health Agency as a Performance Manager – IT Quality Program Manager and advisor to DHA HIT Branch and Section leadership on project, program and service management standards, processes, governance and training support, has taken on a new role as Project Integration Manager with Right Factor Consulting. Prior roles include: IT […] The post Longtime DHA IT Quality Program Manager takes role with EHR implementation partner appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“The National Science Foundation and Amazon teamed up to fund a second round of research projects aimed at promoting trustworthy artificial intelligence and mitigating bias in systems. The latest cohort selected to participate in the Program on Fairness in AI include multi-university projects to confront structural bias in hiring, algorithms to help ensure fair AI use in medicine, principles to […] The post Nextgov: How NSF and Amazon Are Collectively Tackling Artificial Intelligence-Based Bias appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
“The Big Data Development Lead designs architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements. Has experience in designing and implementing information architecture solutions for information technology. The Technical Lead is responsible for providing thought leadership related to current and future customer plans with regard to the information technology. You will possess knowledge of the future direction and trends […] The post Accenture seeks Big Data Development Lead appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.