Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Bobby Saxon promoted to CMS deputy CIO role
Officially the deputy director of CMS's Office of IT, Saxon will join George Hoffmann as one of CIO Rajiv Uppal's deputies.
How the U.S. Digital Service is helping during the coronavirus pandemic
The USDS has some team members embedded in the White House Coronavirus Task Force and is pitching in at the state and local levels, among other things.
White House asks hospitals for daily coronavirus testing data to help track spread
The Coronavirus Task Force further sought bed capacity and supply data in a Sunday letter to the nation's approximately 4,700 hospitals.
GSA’s coronavirus bot shows how RPA can supplement pandemic response
The agency needed to process a lot of data about infection counts in areas where it runs federal buildings. Robotic process automation (RPA) cut down a lot of repetitive, manual work that humans were doing.
Medicaid data made public for the first time
Medicaid and CHIP data are the latest to be released as CMS works to get the information in the hands of patients, health care providers and researchers in pursuit of new solutions.
CMS selects participants for predictive health AI challenge
The 25 teams are being asked to use AI and deep learning to predict unplanned hospital visits within a 30-day window for Medicare beneficiaries.