Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
VA open to alternatives to Palantir for coronavirus tracking
VA and HHS quickly awarded multimillion-dollar contracts to the Silicon Valley company for its data services at the pandemic's outset citing urgency.
HHS’s sweeping $2.5B EIS contract could be a model for other agencies’ telecom transitions
The department consolidated 11 information technology and telecommunications contracts into one in what will likely be the single, largest EIS procurement.
CDC would become central point for pandemic data under new House bill
The Health STATISTICS Act would have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set data and technology standards.
HHS CIO Arrieta resigns mid-pandemic
José Arrieta oversaw the launch of HHS Protect, the system informing White House coronavirus decisions, but health experts protested the sidelining of the CDC.
CDC exits effort to collect hospitals’ coronavirus data
The agency is no longer involved in the Department of Health and Human Service's increasingly streamlined collection of hospital COVID-19 data.
As data-sharing becomes more crucial, agencies say industry can help with privacy issues
The Census Bureau and others are looking for help, especially with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology that could help fight the coronavirus pandemic while protecting people's identities.