Unless and until the U.S. gets serious about supply chain management generally, and cybersecurity specifically, the world’s most powerful defense establishment will continue to overstress unsustainable force projection instead of more response-nuanced preparation to 21st century threats.
While the U.S. employed every possible resource to develop the COVID-19 vaccines, we are neglecting to use the best available information technologies to efficiently distribute them. We could do a much better job fighting this pandemical war with weapons we already have.
The U.S. may not have enough trained people and core competencies to combat climate change, defeat contagious viruses or compete in the growing market for advanced energy systems. There are three decisions we can make that would put the U.S. on proper footing.
Amida has been awarded an option year renewal of its Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract with the U.S. Department of the Navy to study Cyber Threat Insertion and Evaluation Technology for Navy Ship Control Systems. The research addresses vulnerabilities in military hardware that can be exploited by adversaries.
Amida has been awarded a three-year, $17 million prime contract from the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Modern Claims Processing (MCP) support services program.
Wall Street Journal
Semiconductors underlie many things we take for granted and desperately need. If a digital catastrophe hit, the basic fabric of modern life would take years to recover.
Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., a DC-based company focused on data management, data security, and information architecture, today announced that prominent software and IT services executive Donna Morea would be joining the company’s board.
Amida Celebrates its 6th Anniversary
Peter L. Levin, co-founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., delivered remarks on Amida’s goals and values in an address to the team celebrating our 6th anniversary. Click the image above to read the full remarks.
Remarks at the White House
Peter L. Levin, co-founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., and former CTO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, discussed the importance of data management and data access, and how our government is uniquely positioned to leverage both to match workers to jobs, and keep unemployment low. Read the full remarks here.
Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., a DC-based company focused on data management, data security, and information architecture, delivered a series of security-related research papers at the 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security and the 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society.
Amida Board member Michéle Flournoy comments on the future of internet security and issues a call to action for changes to American cyber defense.
Wilkie testifies before Senate
Peter L. Levin, co-founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, Inc., and former CTO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, joined a panel of experts to discuss the confirmation hearing of Robert Wilkie.
Data is key to providing modern and complex problems and providing services in a timely fashion. However, data is often stored or accessed in ways that are single-use and are difficult to extract.
Earlier this month at a national health information technology conference, the Trump Administration announced an initiative to put patients in charge of their own health care data, improve data interoperability, and encourage data-driven innovation to improve patient health and outcomes.
This afternoon, Peter L. Levin, co-founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, Inc. (Amida), and former CTO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will discuss “Modern Data Management: Exploring the Root Problem and Way Forward,” at the first ever Washington Big Data conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
More people die from avoidable medical errors than from gunshot wounds, breast cancer, and vehicular accidents combined.
But the medical data that could save those lives are trapped in multiple layers of paper and obsolete IT systems. Peter shares potential solutions to “frack” and liberate these layers of data to save lives.
How to Think About Intelligent Autonomous Systems in the Military
Center for a New American Security
Senior leaders across the defense establishment are justifiably concerned about the erosion of U.S. military technical superiority and have recently launched several
Federal Computer Week
Avoidable medical errors — so-called preventable adverse events, or PAEs — contribute to the deaths of approximately 400,000 Americans each year.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Unless we prioritize government collection, analysis, and distribution of data, public officials will continue to make decisions with limited facts, and citizens will get poorer services from the government than from the private sector.
The recent cyber intrusions into Sony and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have highlighted to the general public a festering weakness
Mehret is with Amida Technology Solutions, Ellen is with Medecision, and Peter is with Amida Technology Solutions
In 1899, so the fable goes, a hapless director of the patent office suggested to then-President McKinley that the agency be abolished because “everything that can be invented has been invented.”
Strategic additions include Scott Gould, Sonal Shah, Dan Boneh, Alec Ross as advisors, and Chantale Wong and Alicia Phillips Mandaville in senior management roles
Now includes CMS Blue Button file support and improved matching capabilities
Assigning blame for Healthcare.gov’s disastrous rollout has been about as entertaining as thrashing about in a room full of piñatas without a blindfold
Can we stop bad guys from getting into U.S. networks?
There is a hilarious scene in the 1991 movie “L.A. Story” in which the protagonist, Harris (Steve Martin, who also wrote the screenplay), is mugged on a busy street as he withdraws cash from an ATM. The cavalier crook happens to be next in an adjacent line of stalkers, and he introduces himself as “your robber today”
The Healthcare IT Guy
I had the privilege of working with Dr. Peter Levin as an outside technology strategy adviser while he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Veterans Affairs during the first Obama Administration