Sylvia Matthews Burwell

Sylvia Burwell: HHS Partners with Clinicians With $840M Pro-Patient Initiative

Sylvia Matthews Burwell The Department of Health and Human Services has earmarked $840 million to help healthcare providers realign their clinical practices toward a more patient-centered ...
Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo to Join HHS as Acting Health Assistant Secretary

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, director of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will move to the Department of Health and Human Services as acting assistant ...
HHS Health and Human Services

Mark Naggar: HHS Buyers Club Continues Program Evaluation After 1st Contract

Mark Naggar, program manager of the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Buyers Club, say the initiative is moving forward with its first contract to further develop procurement agility ...
cloud

GAO Records 1% Cloud Spending Increase at 7 Agencies

The Government Accountability Office has completed the review of the progress seven federal agencies have made to implement cloud computing and found a 1 percent overall increase in ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

HHS Pours $60M into Navigator Grants to Boost HIM Enrollment; Sylvia Matthews Burwell Comments

Sylvia Matthews Burwell The Department of Health and Human Services will award navigator grants amounting to $60 million in a bid to help more Americans enroll in affordable health ...
Andrea Palm

Andrea Palm Adds Senior Counselor Role to HHS Service; Sylvia Burwell Comments

Andrea Palm Andrea Palm, chief of staff at the Department of Human and Health Services, has been appointed to the additional role of senior counselor as HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell ...
HHS Health and Human Services

HHS Seeking Information on Desktop-as-a-Service Offerings

The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting information on desktop-as-a-service technology and related virtualization, standardization and security offerings, as HHS plans ...
Carolyn Colvin

Carolyn Colvin Gets Nod as Social Security Administration Head

President Barack Obama acknowledged Carolyn Colvin’s work as acting chief of the Social Security Administration with a planned nomination that would formalize her role as commissioner. Colvin, ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Face Final Confirmation Vote As HHS Nominee

The Senate has moved to advance the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as human and health services secretary to a final hearing in the chamber, GovExec reported Wednesday. Sophie ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

Senate Panel OKs Sylvia Matthews Burwell Nomination as HHS Chief

Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s nomination as health and human services secretary moved through the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday via a 21-3 vote to approve her for the post, Reuters ...