Health big data
VA taps into Energy’s supercomputers for big data project on health
The departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs will team up to improve health outcomes using supercomputers to process big data on veterans.
Chief data officer leaving Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Niall Brennan, chief data officer for CMS, is leaving the agency, FedScoop has learned.
HHS office announces push to investigate smaller health data breaches
One expert said even small breaches can have effects that reverberate across the health care industry.
How government is tracking Zika using GIS technology
As pressure mounts to tackle the Zika outbreak, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is using Esri's GIS software to create maps that monitor the virus as it spreads.
HHS launches blockchain challenge for health IT
The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will explore how blockchain technology can improve health IT applications through a new challenge.