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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Emergent BioSolutions Gets $199M HHS Funds to Mature Anthrax Vaccine Candidate

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Emergent BioSolutions a five-year, $198.7 million contract to further mature the development of an anthrax vaccine in preparation for a Food and Drug Administration license. The HHS office of the assistant secretary for preparedness and response’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development …

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CSRA to Update HHS Human Resource Mgmt System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 30, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will help the Department of Health and Human Services update its human resources management system under a $38.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will work to update the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management 8.9 system to PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 in effort …

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Sanofi Pasteur Receives Potential $173.4M HHS Contract to Develop Inactivated Zika Vaccine

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a potential $173.6 million contract to Sanofi Pasteur for work to develop inactivated vaccine candidate that could help prevent Zika virus infection and associated birth defects. HHS said Monday the contract has a $43.2 million base value that covers process development, scale up, clinical trial material production …

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Deloitte Unveils Response to HHS Blockchain Ideation Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2016 — Deloitte has presented a six-pronged response to the Department of Health and Human Services‘ blockchain ideation challenge that seeks to identify opportunities to apply the technology in healthcare, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday blockchain works to address Health Information Exchange pain points through the digital consolidation of …

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REI Systems Appoints Co-Founder Shyam Salona as New CEO

REI Systems has appointed Shyam Salona, a co-founder and former executive vice president and chief technology officer, as its new CEO. The company said Tuesday Salona will succeed fellow co-founder and former CEO Veer Bhartiya, who will remain at REI as executive chairman. “I am excited to take on this new role within …

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Apprio Names Healthcare Veteran David Wade as Chief Medical Officer

Apprio has appointed David Wade, a 25-year healthcare veteran and former Hayes chief medical officer, to the CMO post and he will responsible for clinical health programs in support of federal agencies. Apprio said Monday he will be in charge of the company’s offerings for agencies such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of …

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Emergent BioSolutions Lands BARDA Task Order for Zika Vaccine Development

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority has awarded Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) a potential $21.9 million task order to develop and produce a vaccine against Zika virus for use in the first phase of a clinical trial. The company said Monday the order has a base period of 30 months …

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HHS Signs $100M Salesforce Subscriptions BPA; Dave Rey Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has chosen Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) to offer agency personnel access to the company’s customer relationship management tools under a potential $100 million blanket purchase agreement. Salesforce said Wednesday the BPA serves as a vehicle for HHS operating divisions to order Salesforce product subscriptions and to help address a …

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Deloitte Works With HHS, HITRUST to Test Health Plans’ Cyber Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2015 — Deloitte has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Information Trust Alliance to conduct the CyberRX 2.0 Health Plan drill to test the cyber readiness of U.S. health insurance companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. HITRUST said Thursday results from the exercise point …

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