Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps
The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.
CDC looks to modernize its immunization information system
The agency wants to make awards to seven preselected vendors to automate reporting of COVID-19 vaccination data.
Renewed Palantir contract could expand disease surveillance to other CDC centers
The COVID-19 pandemic has led agencies to move to cloud infrastructure to assist with disease surveillance.
Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies
The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.
Matt Cutts to depart as USDS administrator
In his five years there, the government services modernization team grew to 180 people and is looking to scale again as he leaves.
HHS data collection and sharing continues to evolve with the pandemic
Quality needed to be assured before internal data was made public, according to the new acting CDO.