Health data

Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 weeks ago

CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.

NIH wants your Fitbit data for precision medicine

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

All of Us participants can now link their wearable devices to start sharing more data.

This year’s Health Datapalooza is all about learning from the community, leaders say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

Feedback from actual data users is "really helpful," HHS CTO Bruce Greenstein told FedScoop.

VA taps into Energy’s supercomputers for big data project on health

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

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

HHS awards $1.5M to health data pilots

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

​The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Wednesday to seven groups through cooperative agreements to improve the transfer of health data.

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