Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Federal Drive interviews – Nov. 19, 2012

    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) says that in spite of how it may seem, lawmakers understand the dangers of the fiscal cliff and Dr. Arjun Srinivasan talks about drug-resistant viruses known as superbugs that are on the rise.

  • Federal Drive interviews – Oct. 31

    Level 3 Government Markets Group’s vice president shares IT backup lessons from superstorm Sandy. And a National Research Council committee report lays out why floods and other disasters will be in our future unless the federal government makes major changes.

  • GAO: Special hiring authority not a free pass

    A Government Accountability Office report found the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency need to do a better job managing their employees under Title 42.

  • On the show today – May 21

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Which agency has the most read-able website?

    Fergal McGovern, Visible Thread’s CEO, talks about which government agency websites do a good job of relating complex information in a clear way.

  • SBA, CDC, NRC offer buyouts

    The three agencies have joined a growing number that are offering incentive payments for employees to leave the payroll. Federal News Radio provides a roundup of recent buyout offers.

  • Unisys wins $10.2M CDC IT contract

    Unisys received a materials task order to provide support services to the Centers for Disease Control’s Information Technology Services Office, according to a Unisys release.

  • FDA revamps foodborne-illness response program

    Sherri McGarry, a senior adviser with the Office of Foods at the FDA, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new food-safety efforts at FDA.

  • CDC: Plot of ‘Contagion’ not so farfetched

    Dr. Barbara Reynolds, the senior crisis communication adviser at the CDC, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to talk about the real-life work that CDC does in responding to health threats.

  • More time needed to finalize FedRAMP

    GSA, DoD, DHS still need at least another month to finalize the FedRAMP requirements. Agencies and vendors are anxiously waiting the FedRAMP process to speed up the move to cloud computing and save money. The CIO Council also is developing the top 20 cloud security considerations to help agencies mitigate risks.