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Testimony: HHS CTO and Acting CIO before House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

“I currently serve as the Department’s Chief Technology Officer and Acting Department Chief Information Officer (CIO).  I report directly to the Secretary of Health...

GAO: Planning Gaps Could Impede Readiness for Successful Appeals Implementation of VA Disability Benefits

This report shares the Statement of Elizabeth H. Curda, Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security before the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, House of Representatives. “In...

EHR Intelligence: Which Provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act Has ONC Implemented?

“Healthcare stakeholders have voiced concern over ONC’s slow pace in implementing provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures) passed in 2016.” “However, ONC has...

FedScoop: HHS blockchain, AI pilot to test with live data

“A pilot program underway at the Department of Health and Human Services using a spate of emerging technologies will soon test its skills on...

WashingtonExec: Atlas Research’s Robin Portman: Creating an ‘Innovation Ecosystem’ in the Health Sector

“With health care innovation continuously emerging, Atlas Research CEO and President Robin Portman sees great opportunity as the research firm transitions from a Service...

Opinion: Obama-Era Administrative Overreach and its Multi-Billion Dollar Adverse Impact on the U.S. Health...

“The Trump Administration has prioritized the elimination of overreaching regulations. In FY 2017, the Trump Administration reduced lifetime net regulatory costs across all agencies...

FederalTimes: Agencies demonstrate progress in latest tech modernization scorecard

“Federal agencies closed out 2018 by making mostly forward progress on IT modernization initiatives, according to a Government Accountability Office evaluation released Dec. 11.” “All...

OIG: CMS had not Recovered more than a Billion Dollars in Medicaid Overpayments Identified...

“In a previous review, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had recovered the majority...

GAO: Agencies Need Better Information on the Use of Noncompetitive and Bridge Contracts

“GAO was asked to review the federal government's use of noncompetitive contracts for IT. This report examines (1) the extent that agencies used noncompetitive...

Trump loyalist at VA, Peter O’Rourke forced out

“The Trump administration has forced out a senior White House political appointee at the Department of Veterans Affairs who spent months on the federal...