Inflation Reduction Act to include $4.8B for IRS to beef up IT systems

The bill includes funding for the Internal Revenue Service to modernize its IT business systems and digital asset monitoring. 

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Health experts seek separation of IT and policy contracts at national organ transplant network

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Health IT experts have called for the federal government to separate the technology and policy arms of the United Network for Organ Sharing.

A three-stage approach to digitizing documents and workflows

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A new report proposes a creative approach to modernizing document-based government services, making them accessible, inclusive, user-centric and mobile-friendly.

VA Cerner EHR system goes down for over 4 hours due to patient database corruption issue 

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The outage affected VA, DOD and Coast Guard sites and left medical staff recording patient information on paper documentation.

TMF Board allocates funding for three new IT modernization projects

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The latest funding round totals $26.8M and will support projects at the Department of Labor, AmeriCorps, and USAID.

GSA’s Carnahan, other federal IT leaders met with House majority leader to discuss TMF funding

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The conversation with Rep. Hoyer is understood to have focused on how best to support and expand the work of the fund.

GSA expanding use of COMET blanket purchase agreement: CIO Shive

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The agency is also piloting "instant" job offers following interviews with its technologists.

VA names functional champion for electronic health record modernization program

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Dr. David Massaro will represent the Veterans Health Administration in the program and lead initiatives to support frontline medical staff.

US Digital Service calls for outdated organ transplant system’s shakeup: report

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USDS identified three alternatives to the Organ Procurement Transplant Network, which has crashed a total of 17 days since 1999.

FITARA has helped agencies save $24.8B on federal IT projects: GAO leader

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Carol Harris says about 82% of federal government IT projects are now being developed using best practices set out in the FITARA scorecard.

Watchdog calls on US Courts to establish IT workforce recruiting strategy  

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GAO also says the administrative office of the U.S. Courts should appoint a chief information officer.