Tag Archives: Health and Human Services

CMS, IRS Senior Leaders Talk Using AI to Automate Data Processing, Fraud Detection

Data Processing

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking into consolidating its enterprise data in addition to using artificial intelligence and machine learning for fraud detection activities. Bobby Saxon said that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unit intends to implement automation for various agency use cases in three to six months.

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DMI Wins NIH Contract to Advance Cybersecurity; Jay Sunny Bajaj Quoted

Jay Sunny Bajaj

DMI has been awarded a one-year $11 million contract to advance the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH), a function of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), cybersecurity posture and enhance performance. DMI's Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will support the NIH Office of the Director (OD).

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HHS, DoD Unveil COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy

HHS

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) have published strategic documents that represent how the Trump administration plans to provide COVID-19 vaccines. The strategy directs the government to engage with local communities, quickly distribute vaccines, safely administer supply availability and track programmatic data for the distribution effort. 

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GAO: Federal Spending for COVID-19 Response Reaches $17.8B

COVID-19 Research

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report has found that governmentwide contract obligations for COVID-19 response has reached $17.8 billion as of mid-June. HHS spent the highest amount out of the four, allocating for almost $9 million for COVID-19 response.

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Jose Arrieta: Commercial Tech Helped Secure ‘HHS Protect’ COVID-19 Analysis Tool

Perryn Ashmore

Jose Arrieta, chief information officer of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), said the use of commercial-off-the-shelf technologies resulted in a more flexible approach to gathering data on the COVID-19 pandemic. The department’s HHS Protect data analytics tool was able to establish fortified identity, credential and access management (ICAM) defenses while securing the transmission of data.

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GAO Releases Federal Financial Benefits Report

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on the federal government's cost savings and found that the Department of Defense (DoD) could make significant savings by accurately measuring and mitigating unfinished military depot work.

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