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AT&T Selected by HHS for Network Modernization, Wireless FirstNet Access; Brendan Floyd Quoted

AT&T has been selected by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) to transform and modernize its network and provide wireless access to FirstNet, the nationwide, wireless communications platform dedicated to America’s first responders and public safety community, AT&T announced on Tuesday

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CMS Gets Support for Claims Data Interoperability Program; Seema Verma Quoted

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has gathered signatures of about 570 organizations that support an effort to develop an updated claims data system with boosted interoperability, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Seema Verma, CMS administrator and a 2019 Wash100 recipient, said the Data at the Point of Care project would use an application programming interface to eliminate the need of a traditional portal for access.

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Unisys Receives Spot on $49M IAAI Contract from HHS; Melissa Carson Quoted

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has selected Unisys to compete for task and delivery order under a potential five-year, $49 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) contract, Unisys announced on Tuesday

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CDC Reorganizes Information Leadership Structure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an amendment to change organizational structures involving the agency's director, chief information and chief operating offices. The amendment would create a new customer-centric organization that would abolish CDC's Information Technology Services Office, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer and Management Information Systems Office, the agency said Friday in a Federal Register notice.

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HHS Pilots AI System to Determine Government-Friendliness of Services

The Department of Health and Human Services has adopted artificial intelligence to determine how government-friendly a solicited service can be, FCW reported Monday. Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at HHS, said the department constructed a neural network that has so far calculated correctly 86 percent of the time.

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