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7 Federal Agencies Increased Contract Spending in Fiscal 2013

Seven federal agencies spent more on contracts last year than they did in fiscal 2012, despite a general downward trend due to budget cuts and the draw down of troops in the Middle ...

Federal Agencies to Receive Feedback From Public on Government Data Usage

A proposed update to the website and mandate in the administration’s Open Data Policy show plans for federal agencies to gather feedback from developers and users ...
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HHS-Backed Survey Evaluates Health IT Training Milestones

A Department of Health and Human Services-funded study has indicated that grantees of a $116 million training program have fulfilled requirements of the health information technology ...

Daniel Nutkis: HITRUST, HHS to Hold Cyber Threat Briefings

The Health Information Trust Alliance has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to help the healthcare industry build up defenses and respond to cyber threats. HITRUST ...

GAO: HHS Should Re-Examine EHR Program Strategies

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Health and Human Services to realign its electronic health record programs strategies with intended goals. Participation ...
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Nevada Health Chief Mike Willden Endorses Deloitte for Health Insurance Exchange Review

Mike Willden Deloitte Consulting has been selected to continue work for Nevada’s health insurance online marketplace upon a recommendation from the state’s Department of Health ...
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Darrell Issa Says FISMA Led to Launch Failure

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) continues to question government security protocols that potentially led to problems with the launch of the website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam ...

Four Agencies Sign Up for GSA ‘Total Workplace’ Real Estate Program; Dan Tangherlini, Charles Hardy Comment

The General Services Administration has launched a new program to provide virtual resources to federal organizations that seek to decrease their real estate footprint. Total Workplace ...

HHS Picks GoodData for Social Network Analysis Contract

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to award business intelligence technology provider GoodData a three-month contract to analyze data from the agency’s internal ...

HHS Readies Cloud Email Contract; Frank Baitman Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services could offer a contract within the next two months to support the agency’s move to a cloud computing-based email system, Federal News ...

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