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  • CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for an all-in-one data tracking and analytics tool to help it meet the rising amount of health care trend and emergency data it follows.

  • Health networks show options for national data sharing

    Health networks show options for national data sharing

    Four public sector health data networks model the components of a future national health data sharing network, according to the policy journal Health Affairs.

  • VA seeks toolkit to gauge health risks of veterans

    VA seeks toolkit to gauge health risks of veterans

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for information on development of a clinical toolkit to help enhance its online assessment of veterans' health risks.

  • DARPA challenges teams to predict virus spread

    Teams will build models that predict the spread of the Chikungunya virus in the Americas; the tools could be applied to other diseases and inform responses to emergencies.

  • 2014 GCN Award Winners

    10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

    The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

  • How CMS takes on and beats back Medicare fraud

    How CMS takes on and beats back Medicare fraud

    Integrated with several Medicare databases, the Fraud Prevention System uses predictive algorithms and analytics to compare billing patterns against Medicare fee-for-service claims prior to payment.

  • Ebola treatment clinic

    Tracking Ebola with CDC's app

    Developed by the Centers for Disease Control, the Epi Info viral hemorrhagic fever application is getting its first chance to speed contact tracing of everyone exposed to a person with Ebola and to help with the collection and management of data.