Tag: Coronavirus

Rethinking Telehealth in the COVID Pandemic Era

In this interview, FedHealthIT’s President, Susan Sharer, spoke with Karsten Russell-Wood, Portfolio Leader, Post Acute & Home at Philips and Cindy Gaines, Chief Nursing...

VA awards 5-year VHA National Center for PTSD About Face Web...

SDVOSB BrennSys Technology LLC just beat out 2 other bidders to win a $3M About Face Web Design task with Veterans Affairs for the...

FedScoop: NIH expanding enclave for COVID-19 data with $36M Palantir contract

"The National Institutes of Health is looking to build largest centralized collection of COVID-19 patient data in the world." "In pursuit of that, NIH awarded...

GovernmentCIO: NIMH Tackles Suicide Prevention, Mental Health During COVID-19

"The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is prioritizing suicide prevention research and promoting digital counseling resources to help mitigate and manage mental health...

HHS AHRQ awards $237M National Nursing Home COVID Action Network contract...

The University of New Mexico has been awarded a 6-month National Nursing Home COVID Action Network contract with the Department of Health and Human...

HIT Consultant: Dept. of Defense and Philips Partner on AI Tech...

"The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), and Philips today announced the expansion of the research project around their artificial...

New, secretive data system at CDC shaping federal pandemic response

"As deadly Ebola raged in Africa and threatened the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pinpointed a problem: The agency had...

COVID forces extension of VA CAPRI Planning and Analysis task

Notice ID: VA11817F10150021 Contract: VA118-16-D-1015 The proposed action is for a twelve month extension to the Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) Task Order (TO) VA11817F10150021 under the Transformation...

GAO Blog: How Can the Federal Government – including CDC, HHS,...

"Today’s WatchBlog looks at our third report on the implementation of the CARES Act and other pandemic relief measures. The report outlines the many...

Fierce Healthcare: Verma: CMS will mull which COVID-19 flexibilities may stick...

"The Trump administration has rolled out a slew of policies aimed at offering greater flexibility to payers and providers amid COVID-19. But what changes...