Configuration upgrades another priority of VA’s electronic health record modernization

The agency's under secretary for health hopes routine configuration upgrades will go some way to alleviating clinician burnout.

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Opinion: How do you make the State Department data-driven? One campaign at a time

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State Department Chief Data Officer Matthew Graviss and his deputy Garrett Berntsen explain their progress reshaping the agency's use of data in support of U.S. diplomatic efforts.

VA Secretary says Oracle-Cerner EHR rollout will not continue until patient safety risks are addressed


VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Monday that the department it is working through an implementation check list for each hospital set to receive the new system.

Sammies award-winner Barbara Morton on the importance of measuring customer experience


“[I]f the experiences are bad, there's something else at work here that we need to sort of be able to uncover and address before a crisis happens and that’s what we’ve done."

IRS picks 8 new members for electronic tax filing advisory committee 


The group is a public forum for the discussion of e-filing issues and its core goal is to promote the use of paperless tax returns.

Census bureau redesigns website to make it more accessible for high-frequency users


The website's main navigation bar has been redesigned to allow researchers to more easily access Census data.

Commerce identifies 15 vendors likely to win spots on $1.5B IT contract


The department says it has prioritized offerers for CATTS that could increase its cloud footprint as much as possible.

General Services Administration still waiting for D.C. Government to confirm its EIS plans


The local government is one of two entities yet to sign a memorandum of understanding needed to ensure continuity of service.

DISA director praises agency’s adoption of cloud and agile development


DISA's Sharon Woods shares how the agile methodology allows the organization to deliver on projects in six months and upskill the workforce.

Administrative Office of US Courts awards $298M app development contract to GDIT


The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts plans to upgrade its systems with a $298 million application development contract awarded to General Dynamics IT.

NASA offers more details on $2B IT contract for all its centers


The contract consists of firm, fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee elements and indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders.