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HHS Issues Awards for Health IT Interoperability Projects

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded two grants tfor projects intending to boost the interoperability of health information technology systems. HHS said Tuesday that it released the awards under the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology or LEAP in Health IT program.

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HHS Funds IT Work at Health Center Controlled Networks; Alex Azar Quoted

The Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration has invested nearly $42M to support 49 health center controlled networks. HHS said Thursday that its contribution will support information technology efforts at 1,100 federally-funded health centers in all U.S. states, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

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HHS Awards ECS $49M IDIQ to Deliver IAAI Solutions to Federal Agencies; George Wilson Quoted

ECS announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $49 million contract vehicle to provide advanced Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions to customers across the federal government. 

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HHS Forms Summit to Gather Quality Services Stakeholder Input

The Department of Health and Human Services has established a summit to foster discussions on further streamlining HHS-led quality programs. Eric Hargan, HHS deputy secretary, will chair the Quality Summit that would gather industry stakeholders and government officials to identify ways to further evaluate, adapt and streamline quality services for the country's patients, the department said Tuesday.

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HHS Officials on How AI, Data Sharing Could Help Transform Health Care

Department of Health and Human Services officials discussed the potential role of artificial intelligence and data sharing in the prevention and treatment of diseases during a panel discussion on Tuesday at the AI World Government Conference, Federal Times reported Thursday. “[It’s] a way of thinking about how health information flows across the country and the first step is getting it in digital format," said Paula Braun, entrepreneur-in-residence at HHS’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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