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 ...
Bryan Sivak

Bryan Sivak Seeks to Modernize Public Services Through HHS Innovation Lab

Bryan Sivak, designated chief innovator at the Department of Health and Human Services, said his task is to come up with unconventional ways to deliver “modern” and “effective” ...
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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 ...
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Federal Agencies to Receive Feedback From Public on Government Data Usage

A proposed update to the HealthData.gov 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 ...
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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 ...
EHR

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 ...