Health and Human Services Department

DATA Act part two? OMB supports move to common data formats for contractors, grantees

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

Standardizing federal award data and reporting requirements is an important step in reducing the size of the government, the report states.

New ONC chief looks to slash document burden for small medical practices

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

The office’s focus on reducing the documentation burden is part of a strategy to make the use of EHRs more palatable for small practice physicians.

HHS finds a new CTO in Bruce D. Greenstein

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

He's the fourth person to fill the top data and technology role since its creation in 2009.

For health tech post, HHS reportedly brings in former congressman

by Evan Fallor • 2 years ago

John Fleming, a physician, was recently named the deputy assistant secretary for health technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, according to the Times-Picayune newspaper.

Chief data officer leaving Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

​Niall Brennan, chief data officer for CMS, is leaving ​the agency, FedScoop has learned.

HHS picks health care ISAC

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

HHS awarded a health care information sharing and analysis center in Florida $350,000 to help develop a system for sharing cyberthreat information across the public heath and health care sectors.

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