Petty Officer 3rd Class Amber Degouveia, a health series technician assigned to Coast Guard Base Alameda Medical in California, administers the intranasal flu vaccine to a Coast Guard member in October 2015. (Image credit: U.S. Coast Guard / Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena)

VA admits to improperly disclosing COVID-19 vaccine data for 500,000 staff

The agency removed a spreadsheet containing personal details including vaccination status following an internal investigation.
Oki Mek, HHS; Greg Sisson, DOE
Oki Mek, right, and Greg Sisson participate in a panel discussion June 20, 2019, at Cloud Smart Talks presented by Nutanix and produced by FedScoop (FedScoop)

HHS AI chief sees promise in emulating the DOD

The challenge for Oki Mek is getting more funding, personnel and convening authority.

NIST to Host Health Info Security Conference

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights will co-cost the fifth annual Safeguarding Health information:…