After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
The IHS’s acting deputy director discusses the agency responsible for the health care of nearly 600 federally-recognized Indian tribes.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Navy will need several more months to finish its migration to Windows 10.
Lawmakers introduced five bills to ensure the readiness of the federal workforce in the face of the hiring freeze or potential furloughs.
Cmdr. Mark Rives, the director of IT and the chief information officer at the Indian Health Service, said the challenges of getting high-speed Internet access to rural communities is forcing the agency to figure out other ways to take advantage of big data tools and analytics.
The Indian Health Service is using the success of the Veterans Affairs e-health record program to update its own systems. IHS Acting Chief Information Officer Howard Hays spoke to Federal News Radio’s Agency of the Month show about the upgrade.
Acting CIO Howard Hays said the agency is taking advantage of the work VA is doing to update its systems. Indian Health Services borrows heavily from VA’s VistA electronic health records system. November 17, 2011(Encore presentation December 29, 2011)
Agency CIO Baker said moving the electronic health system to open source would let VA to more easily and more quickly use software developed outside of the department. VA’s decision comes after an industry panel recommended 10 ways to fix VistA.
Theresa Cullen CIO Sept. 24, 2009
CONNECT, a free software that unites private and public health organizations with the federal government, is proving to be a valuable tool in the world of health information technology. Several federal agencies like the DOD,…