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HHS Splits $49M AI, Automation Contract Evenly Between Small, Large Businesses

The Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence contract is ready for HHS buyers, though officials have plans to grow the business.

HHS Accused of 'Censorship' of Obamacare Website Materials

Nonprofit monitor flags 85 removed pages, warns of harm to vulnerable groups.

HHS is Shopping For Cellphone Hacking Tools

The tools would likely be used by the HHS Office of the Inspector General for investigations into multimillion-dollar frauds and serious organized crime related to health benefits.

White House Unveils Joint Committee to Invigorate U.S. Research Communities

Co-chairs from across federal agencies will work together on policy-making insights.

Scooters Wouldn’t Be So Dangerous If You Just Wore a Helmet

A much-anticipated CDC report on the safety of dockless electric scooters in Austin, Texas, finds an alarming percentage of head injuries after crashes.

People Are Clamoring to Buy Old Insulin Pumps

How an obsolete medical device with a security flaw became a must-have for some patients with type 1 diabetes.

What Agencies Get From Taking Leadership Roles In New Shared Services Regime

The administration is asking select departments to take the lead on governmentwide services. But don’t think it’s charity on the part of the agencies.

FDA Approves First Device to Treat Kids with ADHD

A nerve-stimulating medical device sends therapeutic signals to parts of the brain thought to be involved in ADHD.

HHS Seeks to Spur Breakthroughs in Treating Kidney Disease

The KidneyX Innovation Accelerator incentivizes entrepreneurs and innovators to revolutionize the way kidney disease is treated.

FDA Proposes Regulations for AI-Powered Medical Devices

Because AI retrains itself over time, the administration wants to keep tabs on what’s happening under the hood.

Proposed Rule Would Force Health Care Providers to Share Records Electronically

For millions of Americans, accessing their health records is an onerous task. A new rule could change that.

Agencies Can Do Better by Collecting Data with Purpose

There’s a difference between having data and having useful data, federal officials said.

Transparency Groups Sue Health and Human Services Over Website Changes

Sunlight Foundation launches a new portal to centralize monitoring of Trump "censorship."

Census’ Big Data Innovation Program Infects HHS with Promising Results

Officials at Health and Human Services took an idea from their colleagues at Census to use big data and public-private collaboration to design systems that can save lives.

HHS Trimmed Minority Outreach Pages From Obamacare Website

Nonprofit monitor suggests violation of mission; agency sees routine update.

Senator to Agencies: What Are You Doing to Secure Health Tech?

Sen. Mark Warner wants to develop a wide-ranging strategy to combat cybersecurity vulnerabilities targeting America’s health care sector.