Veterans Health Administration
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.
VA expanding clinical data access to improve COVID-19, suicide prevention outcomes
Synthetic data generation through a new platform with protect veterans' health information and enable the agency to work with others and industry.
VA hospitals to begin 3D printing medical devices at point of care
The Veterans Health Administration will work with 3D Systems to manufacture medical devices in house for more personalized patient care.
VA open to alternatives to Palantir for coronavirus tracking
VA and HHS quickly awarded multimillion-dollar contracts to the Silicon Valley company for its data services at the pandemic's outset citing urgency.
VA is latest to turn to Palantir as agencies hone real-time coronavirus surveillance systems
The nearly $5 million contract covers a subscription to the Gotham data-sharing software. The Veterans Health Administration will use it to track and analyze COVID-19 outbreak areas.
Inside the HHS system informing White House coronavirus decisions
The Department of Health and Human Services' CIO shop developed HHS Protect in nine days and continues to scale the platform used by hundreds of officials, including Dr. Deborah Birx.