Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
HHS officially named shared service provider for grants management systems
The department had the steepest hill to becoming the fourth initial QSMO because it lacked a preexisting shared services model like the others.
COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems
Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.
Open data: A critical tool for the new administration’s COVID-19 strategy
In a contributed op-ed, members of the Center for Open Data Enterprise give recommendations for ways the next administration can use social determinants of health data to fight COVID-19.
Palantir lands $44.4M FDA contract for data management and analytics platform
FDA is the latest health agency to expand its relationship with the Silicon Valley company.
HHS disaster recovery arm seeks cloud hosting information
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response hopes to implement the federal government's Cloud Smart strategy from 2019.
OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says
In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.