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Health Data Management: VA requests $2.6B in FY 2021 for Cerner EHR system

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking $2.6 billion in its Fiscal Year 2021 Budget—$1.2 billion more than in FY 2020—to continue implementation of its Cerner electronic health record system.” “VA medical centers in the Pacific Northwest have been selected as the initial sites to deploy the new EHR system starting in March. Specifically, Veterans […] The post Health Data Management: VA requests $2.6B in FY 2021 for Cerner EHR system appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FCW: VA delays rollout of new electronic health record

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing back the key go-live date for its launch of the $16 billion commercial electronic health record modernization project at a Spokane, Wash., medical center.” “VA had planned to flip the switch on the new system, based on Cerner Millennium software, on March 28 at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical […] The post FCW: VA delays rollout of new electronic health record appeared first on FedHealthIT.

HHS OIG CIO discusses their use of AI & data to conduct oversight

“Chris Chilbert, chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services OIG, discusses how they’re using artificial intelligence and data to conduct oversight of one of the largest federal agencies.” Watch the interview here. Source: Using AI at the HHS Office of Inspector General, February 9, 2020. Government Matters. The post HHS OIG CIO discusses their use of AI and data to conduct oversight appeared first on FedHealthIT.

NIH NITAAC to host west coast industry hour discussing the much-anticipated CIO-SP4 GWAC

“Join NITAAC for an industry hour where they will discuss the much-anticipated Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). During the session, NITAAC will share a tentative schedule and anticipated timelines for the draft Request for Proposal and other pertinent information.” CIO-SP4 Industry Hour Monday, March 02, 2020 San Diego Convention […] The post NIH NITAAC to host west coast industry hour discussing the much-anticipated CIO-SP4 GWAC appeared first on FedHealthIT.

NIH NITAAC updates CIO-SP4 solicitation timeline

“The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) said on Jan. 15 it plans to have a draft solicitation for its CIO Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) contract vehicle posted to SAM.gov in late March or early April. Proposals for CIO-SP4 will be be due in the second quarter of 2020. […] The post NIH NITAAC updates CIO-SP4 solicitation timeline appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Meet the G2X Change Agent Awardees, 36 Leaders disrupting the Federal landscape

Nominated by their peers, the G2X Change Agent Award recognizes Federal IT and Consulting leaders from industry and Government who are working every day...

Opinion: The Road to CIO-SP4: Uncharted but Not Entirely Uncertain

“Aside from DoD’s ASTRO solicitation scheduled for release in early 2020, the next big contract that IT and Professional Services firms should have their eyes on is NITAAC’s Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4). Based on recent communications, the CIO-SP4 solicitation is expected to be released in October of 2020, with a draft […] The post Opinion: The Road to CIO-SP4: Uncharted but Not Entirely Uncertain appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Introducing 2020 NXT UP

Does your firm or Government agency spend time trying to identify who the up-and-coming Federal IT and Consulting contractors are? Do you find limited value...

Nextgov: FDA’s Data Strategy Modernization Starts with Public Outreach

“As federal agencies work through the 20-item to-do list that is part of the Federal Data Strategy, the Food and Drug Administration is going a step further and reworking its internal data strategy for the new decade.” “On Wednesday, the agency will post a notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to develop the new […] The post Nextgov: FDA’s Data Strategy Modernization Starts with Public Outreach appeared first on FedHealthIT.

M&A: CIO-SP3 Prime acquired

While the motivation behind this acquisition appears to be more DoD oriented than health-specific, we take note any time Prime status on an important $20B GWAC changes hands, especially one where the vendor currently maintains a significant Prime task implementing a leading data-sharing infrastructure at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), helping it share data from billions of dollars of public investment in mental health and substance use researchThe post M&A: CIO-SP3 Prime acquired appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

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