COVID-19 News and Analysis
News and analysis covering the U.S. federal government’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic and advances against novel coronavirus. The COVID-19 epidemic has presented an unprecedented global public health challenge, one that has demanded serious and often unprecedented action on behalf of U.S. federal agencies. Our reporting covers COVID-19 action taken by the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
National security efforts include means to protect and coordinate with the nation's first responders.
Mobile apps play an important role in telemedicine and mental health.
In recognition of mental health awareness, tech has much potential during the pandemic's self-isolation practices.
Agency leadership is accelerating work on cloud adoption and remote information management to meet new challenges presented during the pandemic.
The acting CIO shared insights into the agency's pandemic response and lessons learned so far.
Federal leaders emphasize the role of data in vaccine and treatment development, economic relief funding and contact tracing.
The Veterans Health Administration is taking a centralized, data-informed approach to the distribution of vital equipment amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data-mining techniques will allow health researchers to sharpen COVID-19 literature and clinical trial database search results.
The $1B+ initiative seeks solutions that enable accessibility, scalability, mobility and the ability to share data.
The groundbreaking test could roll out mid-May.
The National COVID-19 Report Summary is part of the agency’s efforts to keep the public informed about the course of the epidemic.
Policymakers and IT leaders are looking for ways to better support an influx of Americans facing sudden unemployment and financial need.
Bridging communication gaps in government with managed mobility services is a necessary priority for industry leader DMI.
The toolkit aims to help states form regulatory frameworks for telehealth coverage for Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries.
The agency is using webinars and customer service tools to connect with industry professionals during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Collaboration tools are gaining momentum during increased telework in government.
The portal will help reimburse providers billions of dollars across the country.
A new special report suggests that multifactor authentication, encryption and other steps can protect patients' health information.
The agency will provide additional financial support to rural hospitals and help enable telehealth visits for patients and providers.