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  • ONC Unveils Winners for Phase 2 Healthcare App Design Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ONC Unveils Winners for Phase 2 Healthcare App Design Challenges

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has unveiled the winners for the second phase of a pair of contests that sought healthcare data management applications for consumers and providers. The Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge and the Provider User Experience Challenge aimed to foster the development of market-ready apps that will help consumers and providers integrate […] More

  • Accenture White Paper Examines Use of Patient-Generated Health Data in Care Delivery, Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture White Paper Examines Use of Patient-Generated Health Data in Care Delivery, Research

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology seeks public comments on Accenture‘s draft white paper that explores the capture, use and exchange of patient-generated health data. Accenture said Wednesday its federal services subsidiary created the report as part of a two-year contract with ONC to determine opportunities and challenges related to the capture of PGHD by […] More

  • HHS Invests Funds to Back Cyber Info Sharing Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Invests Funds to Back Cyber Info Sharing Efforts

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $350,000 in cooperative agreements to help private and public healthcare sector partners address cybersecurity threats and develop an information sharing ecosystem. HHS said Tuesday its Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology awarded a competitive agreement to the Ormond Beach, Florida-based National Health Information Sharing and Analysis […] More

  • HHS' Health IT Coordinator Office Selects 7 Awardees to Support Health Info Exchange - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS’ Health IT Coordinator Office Selects 7 Awardees to Support Health Info Exchange

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology within the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a total of $1.5 million to seven recipients under two cooperative agreement programs in an effort to bolster flows of health information. HHS said Wednesday the funds will create standards-based systems to facilitate health information exchanges and lessons learned […] More

  • Deloitte Presents to HHS Blockchain Adoption Opportunities to Address Health Info Exchange Concerns - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte Presents to HHS Blockchain Adoption Opportunities to Address Health Info Exchange Concerns

    Deloitte‘s response to the Department of Health and Human Services‘ blockchain ideation challenge focuses on six current “pain points” in the Health Information Exchange and the potential use of blockchain to address them. Deloitte said Thursday HIE users face challenges in the difficulty to establish a trust network, costs per transaction, the lack of a Master Patient Index, inconsistent data standards, […] More

  • HHS Looks for Info Sharing Center to Drive Health IT Cybersecurity Awareness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Looks for Info Sharing Center to Drive Health IT Cybersecurity Awareness

    The Department of Health and Human Services is looking for an information sharing and analysis organization to help raise awareness about cybersecurity threats across the government and commercial healthcare sectors. HHS said Monday its Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response seek to enter into cooperative agreements with a […] More

  • Accenture to Help ONC Develop Guidelines for Patient-Generated Health Data Mgmt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture to Help ONC Develop Guidelines for Patient-Generated Health Data Mgmt

    Accenture has received a two-year contract from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to assist the agency in creating a policy framework on the collection and management of patient-reported information. The company said Monday it aims to help ONC identify strategies for healthcare organizations to use patient-generated health data for care delivery and clinical research efforts. PGHD refers […] More

  • Apprio to Build Information Models for E-Government Health Initiative; Bobbie Peterson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Apprio to Build Information Models for E-Government Health Initiative; Bobbie Peterson Comments

    Apprio has secured a potential five-year, $3.4 million contract to create enterprise data models in support of the Federal Health Architecture“™s Federal Health Information Model. FHA is an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology-administered e-government program that seeks to help federal agencies develop common information platforms in an effort to achieve transparency, data quality and […] More

  • ONC Grants $300K for Six Health IT Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ONC Grants $300K for Six Health IT Projects

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has awarded $300,000 in total grants to six teams of developers and healthcare organizations that aim to live-test new health IT applications. The medical app developers were chosen and matched with healthcare providers through ONC’s Market R&D Challenge, according to a blog post published Tuesday […] More

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