Tag: Coronavirus

Press Release: CMS Final Rule Improves Health Equity, Access to Treatment,...

"The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) is taking action to drive value-based, person-centered care, and promote sustainability and readiness to respond to...

GovernmentCIO: How FDA Ramped up Medical Device Reviews

"Following the onset of COVID-19, one office within the Food and Drug Administration leveraged new processes and developed innovative tools to support increased public...

Healthcare IT News Video: How COVID-19 accelerated telehealth capabilities at the...

"VA CIO Dominic Cussatt says the agency was well-positioned to offer telemedicine to patients because of investments it made before the pandemic." Watch the...

How FDA Ramped Up COVID-19 Treatment Approvals and the role of...

"When COVID-19 was declared a national emergency, the Food and Drug Administration had to act quickly on its oversight responsibilities around the sudden need...

GAO: COVID-19 Contracting: Actions Needed to Enhance Transparency and Oversight of...

Why GAO Did This Study "In March 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act as part of the federal response to COVID-19. The act had certain...

US Army: How COVID-19 fast-tracked innovation in the Military Health System

"In early 2020, as the Sars-CoV-2 virus was just beginning to spread across the United States, the Defense Health Agency was already working to...

Government Executive: Watchdog: HHS Should Update Congress on COVID-19 Spending Time...

"To bolster oversight, the Health and Human Services Department should provide Congress with expected time frames for spending the remainder of its coronavirus relief...

FLC: New VA tool uses artificial intelligence to predict COVID-19 patient...

"Tim Strebel is a two-time winner of the Department of Veterans Affairs “Shark Tank” Award, which honors innovative practices, for developing two software packages...

GovernmentCIO: Former HHS CIO Reflects on Lessons Learned Throughout Pandemic

"Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services has been developing rapid, innovative solutions to support national response...

Press Release: Deloitte and Coforma have been selected to support the...

"The COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force was established by an Executive Order earlier this year to address health and social disparities that result in...