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MeriTalk: VA Launching Digital Divide Consult to Help Veterans Access Telehealth Services

"The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is implementing a national digital divide consult as a part of its efforts to ensure that veterans without...

NIH’s Associate Director for Data Science: Some Insights on the Roles and Uses of...

"Data repositories are a useful way for researchers to both share data and make their data more findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (that is,...

Protested: $55M CMS BFCC QIO Claim Review Services task award

Here we go again. After a series of back and forth protests last year saw the Agency forced to revisit their award decision, a protest has now been levied related to this new and recent 4 ½-year task award to provide the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Beneficiary and Family Centered (BFCC) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) with Beneficiary Oversight Claim Review Services.The post Protested: $55M CMS BFCC QIO Claim Review Services task award appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Press Release: VA, DOE and HHS announce COVID-19 Insights Partnership

"Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), along with the Departments of Energy (DOE) and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the formation...

EHR Intelligence: How VA Used EHR Data for COVID-19 Risk Assessments

"Risk assessment scores that use EHR data can successfully predict clinical outcomes, resulting in rapid patient care decisions for veterans who have tested positive...

Military Times: Military health officials pivoted to help attack COVID-19

"The military’s ability to pivot quickly to fight enemies doesn’t just apply to air, sea, ground and space forces. The military medical system has...

HHS CIO discusses What’s behind the ‘million windows and doors’ of the HHS modernization

"Early in 2020, as a pandemic prepared to wreak havoc across the U.S., the Department of Health and Human Services was doing more than...

VA: Eight VA facilities recognized for patient experience achievements

“Several VA health care facilities recently received VA Patient Experience Awards for patient experience improvements.” “Facilities received the awards during a virtual VA Patient Experience...

Press Release: Fors Marsh Group Acquires Veterans Research Network

“Building on nearly two decades of partnership with the Department of Defense, Fors Marsh Group (FMG) has announced its acquisition of the Veterans Research...

Virtual Event Recap: Future of Work, Workforce Reengagement with HHS and VA

Government agencies are preparing to return their employees to the office. Agencies are leaning on their CIOs to take advantage of digital tools and...