News and analysis covering IT modernization across the U.S. federal government. Rapid advances in business-applicable technology has spurred widespread reform of core IT systems, with government decision makers endeavoring to adapt new technologies to essential agencies. Organizations tasked with missions ranging from defense and intelligence to scientific research and health care continue to execute modernization initiatives that bring their agencies up to speed on the latest developments in data analytics, AI and information security.
The agency will provide additional financial support to rural hospitals and help enable telehealth visits for patients and providers.
Surafeal Asgedom oversaw extensive digital transformation across three years at the agency.
The pandemic has pushed mass reliance on technology across America, revealing the need for heightened and continued IT modernization efforts
AI and big data are among the tech opportunities in the agency's IT modernization.
Earlier efforts in DevOps are empowering agency missions amid the pandemic.
Strategies for managing data include best utilizing API-led mainframe integrations.
The molecular diagnostics test is the fastest test for the novel coronavirus in the U.S.
Taking an innovative approach to technical mapping of IT applications has proven a boon for agencies with intensive data requirements and fragmented legacy systems.
Global health leaders are calling attention to the world's other leading infectious diseases like tuberculosis.
The goal is to provide better access to claims data for improved health care outcomes.
The agency is implementing blockchain along with other tech to modernize the current system.
Artificial intelligence is becoming a crucial component to government IT strategies.
Veterans Affairs is focused on advancing its modernization agenda through furthering existing achievements and fostering interagency collaboration.
Data can accelerate the approval processes for new drugs and medical devices.
Leadership is focusing on stabilizing legacy systems, the cloud, incremental change and Agile methodology.
The No. 2 leader reiterates the agency's goals toward cutting costs and empowering patients with data.
The agency's annual report shows initiatives driven by digital services, data and IT improving national health research and care.
President Trump noted several areas of accomplishments, including VA reforms and research efforts.