VA CIO reiterates commitment to working with Cerner to improve EHR uptime

Cerner has agreed to credit VA for failing to maintain the minimum level of system uptime stipulated in the contract, according to a report.

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How to level the field for small businesses competing in the federal marketplace

by • 2 weeks ago

New enterprise video communications plan—designed for government and priced for small businesses—holds promise for SBA, agencies and small businesses.

OPM was quietly redesignated the point office for HR shared services

by • 3 weeks ago

OPM now leads governmentwide HR shared services from enterprise resource planning platforms to point solutions.

VA clarifies scope of latest electronic health records outages 

by • 3 weeks ago

Down time of Cerner’s platform earlier this week also affected users across the Department of Defense and Coast Guard.

Report: CDC Data Modernization Initiative remains largely unplanned

by • 3 weeks ago

The agency hasn't provided actions or deadlines for most projects and lacks a plan for allocating $1.1 billion in federal funding.

EPA awards $661.6M digital modernization and managed services contract to GDIT

by • 3 weeks ago

The task order has a one-year base and six one-year option periods.

VA electronic health record system hit with further outages at Walla Walla site

by • 3 weeks ago

VA and Cerner executives told lawmakers Tuesday that the system went down on Monday for about 127 minutes.

CDC expands Palantir’s non-COVID disease surveillance contract again

by • 3 weeks ago

Palantir continues to modernize the CDC's data infrastructure to perform genomic sequencing of disease variants and track them and their outcomes.

Drivers for on-prem vs. cloud investments

by • 3 weeks ago

A new report highlights government leaders’ assumptions and expectations about where they plan to concentrate their infrastructure investments and what factors shape those strategies.

Watchdog says VA violated Federal Acquisition Regulation with electronic health records contract payments

by • 3 weeks ago

The department’s inspector general says the VA in at least one case paid for work without verifying deliverables.

HHS puts $90M toward improving health center data collection

by • 3 weeks ago

The new initiative is intended to support improved data gathering on equitable access to care.

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