NIH Seeks Advances in Motion Capture Tech

A National Institutes of Health lab needs a new motion capture system but first wants to know how new it should be.

NIH Partners With Google Cloud to Speed Up Medical Breakthroughs

The move is part of the agency's STRIDES initiative, which gives researchers more access to cloud tools.

These Could Be the Medical Droids NIH is Looking For

The National Institutes of Health want to know if companies can supply autonomous delivery bots to safely and securely deliver medications.

States to Feds: Enough With the Red Tape Already

Although companies and public sector organizations bemoan the time spent complying with federal rules, there are opportunities to improve the process, officials said.

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

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.