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  • Leidos Receives ONC-Authorized Testing Laboratory Designation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Receives ONC-Authorized Testing Laboratory Designation

    Leidos has been designated ONC-Authorized Testing Laboratory by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program helps ONC administer the Healthcare IT Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program by overseeing and certifying testing laboratories within the ONC Health IT Certification Program, ONC said Wednesday. The designation came after Leidos […] More

  • IBM's Keith Salzman: Health IT Platforms Should Be Designed With Cybersecurity in Mind - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM's Keith Salzman: Health IT Platforms Should Be Designed With Cybersecurity in Mind

    Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer for global business services at IBM's federal business, has said that health information technology platforms should be designed for users and should be equipped with cybersecurity tools and features that protect privacy in order to realize the benefits of health care digitization. Salzman told Dan Chenok, executive director of IBM's Center for the […] More

  • Apprio to Offer Agencies Health IT Services Under GSA Schedule 70 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Apprio to Offer Agencies Health IT Services Under GSA Schedule 70

     Apprio will offer health information technology services to federal customers through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. The company said Monday its service offerings under the contract’s health IT special item number will cover electronic health records, software engineering, program management, claims administrations, big data and interoperability. Apprio has provided engineering, program management and technology support to federal customers such as the […] More

  • 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

  • Sutter Health, Validic Collaborate to Support Federal Health Data Delivery Pilot Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sutter Health, Validic Collaborate to Support Federal Health Data Delivery Pilot Project

    Sutter Health and Validic have teamed up to support a federal pilot project that aims  to identify strategies for the delivery of patient-generated health data to medical service  providers and researchers. Validic said Wednesday results of the collaborative effort will help inform government policy and provide insight on how the industry can implement remotely-collected patient health information in the U.S. The […] 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' ONC Selects Winners of Blockchain Health IT & Research Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS’ ONC Selects Winners of Blockchain Health IT & Research Challenge

    The Department of Health and Human Services‘ Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has unveiled the winners of the “Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-related Research Challenge.” HHS said Monday winning papers were selected based on criteria that included proposed systems and recommendations for market viability, capacity to inform and foster transformative change, creativity […] 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

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