Kshemendra Paul

Transition to federal health data standards an ‘unfunded mandate’ for smaller providers


Large, technically savvy hospitals tend to have an easier time adopting FHIR R4.

The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 22, 2021


On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers more litigation ahead for the JEDI cloud contract, optimism for avoiding a government shutdown and the VA Enterprise Data Strategy nine months in.

CDOs want more data sharing in next Federal Data Strategy action plan


Improved collaboration between agencies and their CDOs could cement the CDO Council as a major force in federal policy.

VA is latest to turn to Palantir as agencies hone real-time coronavirus surveillance systems


The nearly $5 million contract covers a subscription to the Gotham data-sharing software. The Veterans Health Administration will use it to track and analyze COVID-19 outbreak areas.

Inside the HHS system informing White House coronavirus decisions


The Department of Health and Human Services' CIO shop developed HHS Protect in nine days and continues to scale the platform used by hundreds of officials, including Dr. Deborah Birx.

VA looks to streamline use military discharge data


“We’re moving toward a future state where veterans don’t need to present the DD 214,” said VA's new chief data officer.