Nextgov recently sat down with Lynette Sherrill—VA’s chief information security officer—to discuss VA’s progress in implementing its zero trust strategy, as well as the importance of safeguarding veterans’ personal data. Sherrill, who was named VA’s
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Like leaves changing, federal executives heading into retirement, the private sector or just finding new opportunities in the government is an annual rite of fall… Over at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Kim Pugh announced
FDA released its latest map, the Cybersecurity Modernization Action Plan, earlier this month. The CMAP outlines the measures that FDA will take to modernize its security and cyber defenses. During the pandemic, the FDA reported
The Department of Veterans Affairs is placing the veteran at the center of every digital service. With the expansion of benefits following the passage of the PACT Act and new tools like VA’s Health and
The bipartisan FedRAMP Authorization Act has momentum in Congress and is likely to progress through the upper chamber in the coming weeks, according to two senior policy experts with visibility of the legislation’s progress… Pressure
As of today, more than 1 million Veterans have downloaded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new VA: Health and Benefits mobile app for fast, secure, on-demand access to the health care and benefits they’ve earned.
With sweeping layoffs at major U.S. technology companies putting tens of thousands of highly-skilled workers back into the job market in recent months, the Department of Veterans Affairs is working to entice talented tech employees
Reporting a positive or negative test result just became easier through a new website from the National Institutes of Health. MakeMyTestCount.org, developed through NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program, allows users to anonymously
Government goes to great lengths to protect personally identifiable information in the data it collects. To ensure de-identified data cannot be engineered to reveal individuals’ sensitive information, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will join the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) Office’s electronic health record (EHR) collaboration in summer 2023, a FEHRM spokesperson told GovCIO Media & Research… Laura Prietula,
Press Release: Maximus Awarded $100 Million Contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Extend CDC-INFO Program November 18, 2022
Maximus (NYSE: MMS), a leading employer and provider of government services worldwide, today announc...
LCG to Launch Modernized Website for the National Institute of Nursing Research November 17, 2022
LCG Inc today announced it has been awarded a contract by the National Institute of Nursing Research...
Press Release: RELI awarded 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion November 10, 2022
RELI Group is honored to receive the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award for the third year in a row. Thi...
Press Release: InnoVet Health Awarded a New Contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration October 25, 2022
InnoVet Health (Innovet) announced today that it has been awarded a multiple-award Blank Purchase Ag...
Press Release: Accenture Federal Services Wins $189 Million Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Contract October 20, 2022
Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $189 mil...
MKS2 Announces $1.4M Contract Award with the Department of Veterans Affairs October 19, 2022
MKS2 announces the award of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Training Governance and Oversig...
Press Release: NIH Selects ICF for Digital Services Contract October 7, 2022
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded global consulting and digital services prov...
Press Release: ServiceNow Secures Department of Health and Human Services Enterprise-Wide Contract October 7, 2022
ServiceNow today announced it has won a single award, Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA), with the U.S...
Press Release: Sierra7 Awarded Contract for the Office of Health Informatics (OHI) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) Integration Support by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) October 6, 2022
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued Sierra7, Inc. an award under Veterans Health Adm...
Press Release: Coforma to Assist Veterans Affairs with Clinical Decision Support, Electronic Health Record Integrations October 6, 2022
Coforma has been awarded a two-year contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve...