Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Bob McDonald voiced his support for open source technology July 30, as he outlined a broad reform plan that includes streamlining information technology and taking a more "holistic" look at customer service.
The Center for Data Innovation report said Congress can help shape data usage to boost economic growth and benefit the public through improved transparency or more efficient healthcare.
As policymakers seek to nurture greater Internet of Things development, they should address issues like competition, standards, spectrum, security and privacy, among others, in a collaborative manner across all market sectors, a new industry white paper says.
Warfighters suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can relive the trigger events in order to better cope with them through new treatment using virtual reality.
Between January and February, the number of veterans who had personal information affected by data breaches nearly tripled, according to a new report.
Mark Naggar turned to the Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR Handbook to help with the competition, resulting in an award in eight weeks rather than the typical six-month procurement with better insight into the winner's capabilities.
The Defense Department's next electronic health record will not be based on the open source architecture that supports the Veterans Affairs Department's EHR.
A graphical interface that allows electronic health records from the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments to be viewed side-by-side will be pushed outside of the government's healthcare networks, according to a VA official.
The Government Accountability Office has designated information technology acquisitions and operations management as one of two new high-risk areas to a list that the agency has maintained on federal operations since 1990.
The Office of Personnel Management is monitoring whether the recently reported hacked database at Anthem Inc. has affected any of the 1.3 million federal employees that the health insurer covers.