HHS

ICF award expands its tech support of Head Start program

ICF International Inc. will expand its technical assistance and training for the Health and Human Services Department’s Head Start program as a result of a new contract from the HHS Administration for Children and Families worth $34.3 million.

ICF will again provide IT aid to HHS Childrens' Bureau

ICF International will continue providing clearinghouse and other IT services to the Health and Human Services Department having successfully won a five-year recompete contract that is valued at $44.6 million.

SAIC gains 6-year life-cycle support contract at HHS office

SAIC will provide a wide range of IT services to the Health and Human Services Department's Health Resources and Services Administration Data Warehouse.

$108M up for grabs in HHS health IT grants

The Health and Human Services Department distributed awards in three grant programs for health IT infrastructure and training.

ICF provides IT, technical services to HHS

ICF International Inc. will provide technical expertise to the Health and Human Services Department under a recompeted five-year contract worth $16.3 million.

HHS kicks off $5M 'i2' Health IT app development program

The Health and Human Services Department's National Coordinator for the Health IT announced an initiative to develop new applications and solutions in health IT.

HHS CIO to retire

HHS CIO Michael Carleton began public service during the Nixon administration.

GDIT wins $95M contract for CMS claims operations

General Dynamics Corp. will continue providing claims processing support to the Health and Human Services Department under a five-year task order that has a potential value of $95 million.

Agencies coordinate efforts to get Japan info out with special web code

People who want information about the earthquake, tsunami and now, nuclear peril in Japan can find it at agency sites thanks to special suffix.

CTO shares lessons learned from freeing HHS data

The Health and Human Services Department has been pushing out its data in recent months and the results have sparked innovation and helped consumers, Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said at a new media conference.

HHS starts health data section on Data.gov

A new section on the Data.gov site features 127 datasets, a blog, and a catalog of applications developed to display and analyze health data.

ICF leads trio in $100M HHS disease, epidemiologic investigations

ICF International Inc., Columbia University and Westat Inc. will assist the Health and Human Services Department with strategic information services under a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $100 million.

Many federal blogs wither from neglect

Our Dying Blog List highlights those in critical condition. Help us add to it.

Vangent builds health information systems for IHS

Vangent Inc. will assist the Indian Health Service deploy an information technology health information exchange, a master patient index and the Nationwide Health Information Network under a $3.3 million contract.

State health insurance exchanges to create $595M market by 2015

Input market research firm predicts that state health insurance exchanges will be a driving force in the health IT market.

Open data is changing health care, panel says

Opening data to patients and outside developers is leading health care toward a fundamental change in how patients get care, panelists said today at the Executive Leadership Council.

CDC publishes social media toolkit online

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention share the lessons they have learned by using Facebook, Twitter, podcasts, blogs and other social media.