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HHS Public Health Service to Form Ready Reserve Corps

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The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) will soon establish a group of reserve personnel to support efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ready Reserve Corps would support clinical and health care activities for COVID-19 response efforts across the globe, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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

Jose Arrieta

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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Salient CRGT Works With Federal Government to Implement Virtual Workforces During COVID-19; Tom Ferrando Quoted

Tom Ferrando

Salient CRGT has worked with the federal government to advance digital transformation and manage large federal networks in response to the demands of COVID-19, the company reported on Wednesday. Salient CRGT’s work has enabled federal agencies to transition to virtual communications and networks through implementing virtual work environments.

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Anika Systems Secures NSF Contract to Provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services; Kiran Gullapalli Quoted

Anika Systems

Anika Systems has been awarded a 3-year, $4 million contract by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services. The contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole source action and funded by the NSF Division of Administrative Services, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Bryan Ware: CISA Accelerates Efforts to Protect Federal Research Facilities From Nation-State Actors

Bryan Ware

Bryan Ware, assistant director at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said CISA has strengthened cyber defense measures at federal health agencies and research facilities as nation-state actors continue their attempts to compromise coronavirus vaccine research efforts, CyberScoop reported Friday.

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HHS Seeks Research to Support Health Care Amid COVID-19 Effects

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to invest $5M in research to fortify U.S. health care against the COVID-19 pandemic. HHS said Thursday that its Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality seeks multi-method, coronavirus-related studies that would generate initial results within six months.

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House Lawmakers Want HHS to Provide Info on National Strategy for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Efforts

Three House lawmakers asked Alex Azar, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide information on Trump administration’s comprehensive plan to strengthen the country’s contact tracing efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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