In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
The Food and Drug Administration uses a big data analytics approach to better understanding prescription patterns and the opioid crisis.
In today’s Federal Newscast, to show its progress in reducing long-term use of them, the Veterans Affairs Department posts the rates of opioid prescriptions for each of its medical centers online.
The changes are part of new guidelines the Health and Human Services Department issued after more than two years of public comment.
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and West Virginia University are teaming up to take on opioid addiction.
The nation’s opioid addiction epidemic is just the sort of phenomenon the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration was designed to take on. SAMHSA, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is making a major push to improve its data analytics capabilities. Don Cox, SAMHSA’s chief information officer, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the scope of this data-related activity.