The Government Accountability Office has dismissed 117 bid protests filed over the $50 billion CIO-SP4 IT services procurement, after the awarding agency agreed to take corrective action. The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition
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A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is encouraging those in the medical field to leverage machine learning (ML) to detect diseases earlier, broaden healthcare access, and improve the consistency and accuracy of
GAO: Veterans Employment: Promising VA Technology Education Pilot Would Benefit from Better Outcome Measures and Plans for Improvement
Fast Facts More than 6,700 veterans enrolled in a Veterans Affairs’ technology education program from May 2019-May 2022. About 66% of the enrollees completed training. But VA doesn’t have a full picture of how well
GAO: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Benefits and Challenges of Machine Learning Technologies for Medical Diagnostics
What GAO Found Several machine learning (ML) technologies are available in the U.S. to assist with the diagnostic process. The resulting benefits include earlier detection of diseases; more consistent analysis of medical data; and increased
The federal government needs to take stronger action in informing Medicare patients about their rights to privacy and security surrounding their medical and health data following the dramatic surge in telehealth uses during the COVID-19
What GAO’s Work Shows GAO’s prior work identified three broad challenges to public health data management and recommended actions for improvement. Common Data Standards To ensure that information can be consistently reported, compared, and analyzed
Fast Facts For over a decade, VA has tried with little success to implement a framework for managing and overseeing how it purchases goods and services. We added VA acquisition management to our High Risk
GAO: Information Technology and Cybersecurity: Using Scorecards to Monitor Agencies’ Implementation of Statutory Requirements
Fast Facts The federal government annually spends more than $100 billion on IT and cyber investments—many of which have been ineffectively managed. Congress passed laws to address these issues, including the Federal Information Technology Acquisition
GAO: Federal Spending Transparency: OIGs Identified a Variety of Issues with the Quality of Agencies’ Data Submissions
The DATA Act seeks to improve transparency of federal spending. The act requires that each Office of Inspector General (OIG) at federal agencies issue reports on the quality of agency spending data. The OIGs determine
Fast Facts The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collects information on air passengers to help local public health authorities trace the potential spread of communicable diseases (e.g., COVID-19). But some of the ways
FedScoop: CDC awards Palantir consolidated disease surveillance contract worth $443M December 8, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $443 million contract consolidating and ren...
IHS awards ServiceNow license renewal task December 8, 2022
Carahsoft Technology Corp. has been awarded a 2-year, $2M task with the Indian Health Service to pr...
NIH NCI awards Data Infrastructure, Data Management and Data Preparation, and Advanced Statistical and Bioinformatics Data Analysis Services task December 8, 2022
Information Management Services (IMS) has been awarded a 5-year, $5M task with the National Institu...
VA awards 5-year Vocera Software and On-Site Maintenance task December 8, 2022
SDVOSB Four Points Technology has been awarded a 5-year, $1.5M task by the Department of Veterans ...
HHS ASPR awards Monkeypox Symptom Identification Machine Learning Solution R&D contract December 8, 2022
VisualDx has been awarded a 10-month, $700k contract with the Department of Health and Human Servic...
VA awards Real Time Location System (RTLS) Expansion task December 5, 2022
Perspecta Enterprise Solutions has been awarded a one-year, $800k task with the Department of Vetera...
FDA Awards Risk Data, Modeling, and Tool Research and Development task December 5, 2022
8(a) Small Business Goldbelt C6 has been awarded a one-year, $800k task with the Food and Drug Adm...
VA awards $12M Finance Service Center Accounting Support Services contract December 5, 2022
GenTech Associates has been awarded a $12M contract with Department of Veterans Affairs to provide f...
Press Release: Aptive HTG Receives 5-Year, $143M Policy Transformation Contract from Veterans Health Administration December 2, 2022
Aptive HTG received a five-year contract to provide policy analysis, development and implementation ...
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...