CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 31: Respiratory Therapist Adel Al Joaid treats a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Rush University Medial Center on January 31, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former HHS officials challenge findings of rescinded watchdog investigation into COVID-19 data systems

The Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general last month rescinded an investigation into the cybersecurity of COVID-19 data analysis systems citing concerns over the accuracy…
Jose Arrieta, HHS
Jose Arrieta delivers a keynote Oct. 10, 2018, at the African Development Bank Group’s Global Public Procurement Conference in Washington D.C. (Global Public Procurement Conference / YouTube)

HHS CIO Arrieta resigns mid-pandemic

José Arrieta oversaw the launch of HHS Protect, the system informing White House coronavirus decisions, but health experts protested the sidelining of the CDC.