HHS is Using Data to Fight Opioid Abuse, Fraud and Just About Everything Else

HHS’ investments in data science, people and tools are paying off in a big way.

Streamlined Grant Reporting May Be Coming Soon

Survey shows data standardization can boost efficiency, though cultural blocks remain.

House Passes Bill to Open Government Data About Opioid Abuse

The Health and Human Services Department would have to build a dashboard to share information about substance abuse, treatment and recovery.

How NIH is Organizing Its Enormous Troves of Data

The agency has a new strategic plan for how to manage, store and analyze its scientific data.

Report: How HHS Buried Information About the Affordable Care Act

A transparency group analyzed the removal and demotion of information related to Obamacare on a federal website.

Ebola Returns Just as the White House Loses Its Top Biodefense Expert

The highly respected Tim Ziemer left the National Security Council earlier this week. Here’s who will be taking over his duties.

Groups Monitoring Agency Website Changes See Deeper Trump Agenda

Removal of some health data from HHS site is simply a matter of reorganizing information by disease, not population group, HHS says.

$1.65 Trillion Federal Health Market Will Be Boon For IT Industry

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments' electronic health records programs will be the largest spending areas, according to analysts.

Inspector General Confirms Investigation into HHS Cyber Center

The office previously declined to confirm the investigation into the center, where two top officials were reassigned in September.

Trump’s Pick for CDC Director Is Experienced But Controversial

On the face of it, veteran virologist Robert Redfield seems like a good pick to lead the agency, but decades-old disputes are shadowing his appointment.

CMS Deputy CIO to Replace HHS CISO Departing Amid Controversy

Outgoing HHS CISO Chris Wlaschin has said his March 31 departure is for personal reasons, not a scandal over the department’s cyber center.

HHS Wants to Use AI to Buy in Bulk

The agency wants to use artificial intelligence to find hidden efficiencies in contract data.

HHS Kicks Off Tour to Entice Startups

Agency officials are heading on a cross-country tour to demystify selling to the government.

The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.

The CDC Is Now Officially Planning For a Nuclear Attack

Welcome to 2018. It’s been an apocalyptic start to the new year.

US Lifts Ban on Super-Virus Studies

But that doesn't mean there will be genetically modified strains of ebola in a test tube near you.