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FDA pilot project brings blockchain to pharmaceuticals

"KPMG is teaming up with IBM, Merck and Walmart to kick off a new FDA pilot project that explores the use of blockchain to...

VA: VA and White House launch Veteran suicide-prevention task force

"As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and White House initiative to curb Veteran suicide, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie and Director...

FierceHealthcare: OIG found cybersecurity gaps in NIH’s All of Us precision medicine research project

“The Office of Inspector General (OIG) found cybersecurity gaps in the National Institutes of Health's (NIH's) All of Us precision medicine project that could expose personally...

Nextgov: More Health IT Isn’t Always Better, Says HHS Digital Service Director

“For decades, healthcare providers have doubled down on technology to improve the way they treat patients, but Shannon Sartin worries the industry’s expansive IT...

DHA Industry Day: Slides and presentations posted

The June DHA Industry Day slides and presentations are now available. "DHA hosted an Industry Day Exchange event on 4 June 2019.  The purpose of this...

VA makes disability claims easier for Veterans

“Putting paperwork online doesn’t necessarily make filling it out any less arduous, but developers at the Department of Veterans Affairs are hoping that a...

MultiBriefs: HHS’ ONC division wants streamlined prior authorization, better price transparency

"The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is having a busy time. In addition to its effort to provide clarity for...

MeriTalk: VA IG Highlights Admin Weaknesses in Major VA IT Contract

"While auditing for potential violations of contracting regulations, the Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) found weaknesses in the administration...

CMS warned against controversial ObamaCare changes in private memo

"A top Trump administration health official warned against controversial changes that could undermine ObamaCare in a private memo last year that was released by House Democrats...