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MeriTalk: CMS Making Improvements on State-Reported Medicaid Data System

"The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in a new report that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System...

VA combatting shadow IT by having options ‘readily available’ says Dep CIO

"Agencies can avoid unmanaged shadow IT creeping into their operations by offering customers a bevy of easy-to-use options, says Dominic Cussatt, the Department of...

Nextgov: Indian Health Service Seeks Input on Modernization Plan

"Amid a significant multiyear modernization effort, the Indian Health Service is looking to industry for input regarding the formulation of a new and updated...

CMS: CMS Puts Patients Over Paperwork with New Rule that Addresses the Prior Authorization...

“Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a signature accomplishment of the new Office of Burden Reduction & Health Informatics (OBRHI)....

MeriTalk: Biden TMF Funding Plan Draws Strong Reviews, Notes of Caution

"President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal to inject $9 billion of new money into the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) to speed Federal agency IT modernization and...

GovernmentCIO: How HHS’ Cyber Threat Center Pushed Comms Strategies Amid COVID-19

"As the American health care and public health sectors continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Service’s Health Sector...

Newscast: IHS Chief Health Informatics Officer Explains Tech Impacts for American Indian Health Disparities

"At the intersection of health and technology, Indian Health Service Chief Health Informatics Officer Susy Postal provides a look into the health modernization underway...

GAO: Medicaid: Data Completeness and Accuracy Have Improved, Though Not All Standards Have Been...

Why GAO Did This Study "Since adding Medicaid to its High Risk List in 2003, GAO has identified multiple limitations in program data affecting CMS's...

DHA Official: Partnerships, COVID-19 are catalysts for enterprise virtual health

"In the pre-COVID-19 world, nearly all health care was delivered in person within brick-and-mortar facilities. Telehealth, referred to in the Department of Defense as...

Press Release: Leidos completes acquisition of 1901 Group

"Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) (“Leidos”), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today announced the completed acquisition of 1901 Group for approximately $215...