PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

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The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today,” David Wennergren, senior...

David Moskovitz: Accenture to Continue HealthCare.gov Support Under New CMS Contract

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David Moskovitz Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will continue providing IT support for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace and the HealthCare.gov website under a new five-year contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services worth $563 million. The company said Monday it will extend support for the website’s enrollment, eligibility check, form generation, transition, plan update, inquiry...

Jerry Briggs to Lead CACI’s Healthcare, Litigation, Enterprise IT Business; Ken Asbury Comments

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Jerry Briggs Jerry Briggs, a 30-year veteran at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as executive vice president and business group manager for the healthcare, litigation and enterprise information technology markets. CACI President and CEO Ken Asbury said Monday that Briggs’ business experience will help drive the company’s efforts to deliver investigation...

Omar Abbosh Named Accenture’s Chief Strategy Officer; Pierre Nanterme Comments

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Omar Abbosh, senior managing director of growth and strategy for the resources operating group of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief strategy officer starting March 1. He will succeed retiring Shawn Collinson and lead Accenture’s growth and strategy organization, the company said Monday. Abbosh will also join Accenture’s global management committee. “He...

Vince Vlasho: Accenture to Help Navy Use Electronic Mobile-Based System for Shipyard Maintenance

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Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will develop a mobile-based system to upgrade maintenance processes at U.S. Navy shipyards as part of a potential three-year, $16.3 million contract. The company said Tuesday the program seeks to maintenance operations with the electronic technical work documents system that utilizes mobile devices to relay work instructions and other information,...

Accenture to Extend Healthcare.gov Support for 6 Months

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a six-month contract extension to continue helping the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services maintain the federal health insurance exchange portal, Modern Healthcare reported Tuesday. Virgil Dickson writes Accenture originally won a one-year, \$90 million contract for technical support of Healthcare.gov and is scheduled to complete the work in January 2015. The...

Jim Traficant: ASM Research to Refresh VA’s EHR System Workflow

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Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has been awarded a three-year, $162 million contract to help update the Department of Veterans Affairs’s electronic health record system. ASM Research will work to update the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture clinical application and expand healthcare services for veterans and their families, Accenture said Wednesday. “VistA...

Accenture: 3M US Employees Receive Healthcare Through Private Exchange

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A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) says nearly three million people currently receive employer health benefits through a private exchange. Three times as many people are enrolled in private exchanges as last year and the company expects 40 million people to enter private exchanges over the next four years, Accenture said June 12. The company says the increase in private exchange has had a direct...

Alastair MacWillson to Advise Chertoff Group Clients on Risk Mgmt as Principal

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Alastair MacWillson, a former global managing director for Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) technology consulting practice, has joined The Chertoff Group as principal. “Alastair is a recognized industry leader and seasoned cyber expert with over 23 years of experience addressing critical issues related to technology strategy, security and risk,” Michael Chertoff, executive chairman and co-founder...

Scott Pospichel Joins NJVC as Business Services VP; Chris Andersen Comments

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Scott Pospichel, formerly director of contract management at Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN), has joined NJVC as vice president of business services. He will report directly to Chief Financial Officer Chris Andersen and be responsible for the company’s logistics, supply chain, purchasing, subcontracts and contracts within the contracting directorate, NJVC said Wednesday. Pospichel will...