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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor. SPA said Blankinship brings to the company his previous experience in professional services and business capture support delivery to government clients …

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HHS: ‘Healthcare Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said “healthcare cybersecurity is in critical condition” in its report to Congress Friday. Hospitals and health care facilities are a honeypot for hackers and prime targets for ransomware attacks because of the huge amounts of personal information that they collect. While cyber criminals have grown …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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Mitre Appoints New Director for CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare FFRDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — Mitre has appointed a former chief information officer and senior vice president of information technology and operations at global nonprofit organization ACT as VP and director of the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Patricia Steinbrech will oversee the Mitre-operated federally funded research …

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4 Charts That Explain $95.7 Billion Trump IT Budget

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposes to spend $95.7 billion to update Federal information technology, a 1.7 percent increase from fiscal year 2017, according to the administration. The funding request asks for investments for four functions: mission delivery; administrative services and support systems; IT infrastructure and security; and IT management; and …

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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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Federal Health Services Vet Takisha Schulterbrandt Joins eGlobalTech as CMS Program Operations, Delivery VP

Takisha Schulterbrandt, formerly vice president for the Department of Health and Human Services at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has joined eGlobalTech as VP of operations and delivery. Schulterbrandt will oversee a portfolio of programs with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and help grow eGlobaTech’s footprint in the federal healthcare market through customer engagement …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: The Omnibus Spending Bill & DoD’s $598.5 Billion Budget

Weekly Roundup May 1 – May 5 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Earlier this week, Congress finally reached an agreement on the contentious fiscal 2017 budget. The $1.16 trillion omnibus spending bill allocates $598.5 billion in discretionary funding to …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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General Dynamics Unit Lands $94M Contract for Software Devt Support to HHS Division

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $94 million contract for software development life cycle services to a Department of Health and Human Services division that provides federal healthcare services to Alaska Native and American Indian people. General Dynamics Information Technology will design, develop, analyze, test and …

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