Tag Archives: Health and Human Services Department

Perryn Ashmore Temporarily Fills Jose Arrieta’s Role as HHS CIO

Perryn Ashmore

Perryn Ashmore, Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) principal deputy chief information officer, will temporarily succeed Jose Arrieta as the department's acting CIO. The appointment became effective on Friday, following Arrieta's stepping down as CIO, the department said Friday. Arrieta's resignation concluded over 15 years of service at HHS.

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HHS Finalizes Strategy Against Regulation-Caused IT Burdens

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a strategy that addresses the health information technology burden caused by excessive regulation. The report, titled "Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs," tackles regulation-caused burden on the electronic health record, HHS said Friday.

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HHS Launches New Office to Manage Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Contract; Scott Rowell Quoted

The Department of Health and Human Services has established a new office dedicated to the management of the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. HHS said Tuesday its new EIS Program Management Office would oversee finance, budgeting, governance and technical services associated with the $50B multiple-award contract.

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IDC Report Describes HHS Implementation of Blockchain in Acquisition Record-Keeping

IDC recently released a study that describes the implementation of blockchain technology in the government. The study, in particular, highlights the use of a distributed ledger for the Department of Health and Human Service's acquisition record-keeping program, Nextgov reported Friday.

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HHS Adds New Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Partners

The Department of Health and Human Services has expanded its entrepreneurs-in-residence program with new partners who will work with agency employees on various projects over a 12-month period. The partners and HHS leads will form team to solve problems and help the HHS IDEA Lab change the department’s culture using agile development, lean startup and design thinking methods, …

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NIST, Partners Kick Off Global City Teams Challenge; Chris Greer Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has commenced a challenge for communities worldwide to collaborate to address issues such as air quality, traffic management and emergency services. Participants in the Global City Teams Challenge, set to begin on Sep. 29 through 30, will work to form teams to develop technologies for managing resources, the NIST …

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