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GovernmentCIO: How Acquisition Reforms Are Improving VA’s Digital Modernization

"In light of the demands of federal IT modernization, the Department of Veterans Affairs has made considerable reforms to its technology acquisition process." "Much of...

GovernmentCIO: Army Medical Command Sees 70% Boost in Virtual Health Care Amid COVID-19

"U.S. Army Medical Command has seen a 70 percent increase in virtual health amid COVID-19, especially in providing its beneficiaries greater access to mental...

GovLoop: HHS Improves Grants Management for CARES Act Funding

"In 2017, the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) launched an initiative to make grants management more efficient. Little did the agency know that...

Press Release: Nuance and Cerner Expand Strategic Voice AI Collaboration to Include Dragon Medical...

"Nuance® Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that it has expanded its long-standing AI collaboration with Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) to include the integration...

Military Health System: Military Health System experts discuss COVID-19 innovations

"Rapid innovation serves as a cornerstone of the Military Health System, allowing for advances that improve the health and safety of service members and...

Cerner provides high-level updates on status of DoD/VA EHR initiatives on earnings call

"Cerner generated $134.7 million in profit during the second quarter, up 6% from $127 million in the same period in 2019…" "During the second quarter,...

Nextgov: NIH Needs ‘Honest Broker’ To Manage New COVID-19 Data Warehouse

"The National Institutes of Health is standing up a new research data sharing initiative around COVID-19 and needs an 'honest broker' to manage the...

Agencies including VA, HHS, and DoD may not have gotten the best deals on...

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says its financial situation is better but it still needs $1.2 billion in emergency funding. Both the agency and...

FierceHealthcare: HIMSS pushes back 2021 conference to August

“The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has pushed back its five-day annual conference to Aug. 9 in Las Vegas next year." "The 2021 HIMSS...

GAO: COVID-19 Contracting: Observations on Federal Contracting in Response to the Pandemic at VA,...

Why GAO Did This Study “... The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) included a provision for GAO to provide a comprehensive...