Some security and privacy weaknesses that were part of healthcare.gov's initial deployment remain unresolved, finds the Government Accountability Office. While the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has addressed some of the issues with the site, it hasn't fully mitigated all of them, says the watchdog.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is getting another step closer in its quest for a robotic suit that would help warfighters fight fatigue and stay safer.
To help soldiers improve their performance on the battlefield, the Army is researching technology to help them become more aware of their bodies.
With the revelation that the Healthcare.gov website was hacked into last week, congressional lawmakers said they're taking a closer look at what happened as well as stepping up hearings on cybersecurity.
More health care providers will now be able to meet goals with certified electronic health record technology, or CEHRT, because of a new rule allowing for more flexibility in how they use it.
DARPA's Electrical Prescriptions, or ElectRx, program is working on new, implantable, high-precision and minimally invasive technologies for adjusting nerve circuits to restore and maintain human health.
The request for proposals for the Medical Appointment Scheduling System will go out next month, and vendors will have 30 days to respond. A draft will likely be issued beforehand, though, to give interested companies more time to prepare responses.
The Defense Department Aug. 25 officially issued a final, highly anticipated solicitation for a potential $11 billion program to modernize its electronic health record system.
With mosquito season in full swing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is closely watching one disease the insects carry and spread to humans- and is seeking help to track it.
The Obama administration has formed a small government team of technology experts that will help federal agencies identify and fix problems similar to what a group did for the troubled Healthcare.gov site last year.