InfoReliance to Help HHS Move to Microsoft Office 365; Eric Olson Comments

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InfoReliance has received a potential five-year, $92 million blanket purchase agreement to support the Department of Human and Health Services‘ migration of email and enterprise collaboration systems to the cloud-based Microsoft Office 365. The company said Thursday it will provide HHS with email-as-a-service as the agency aims to transition to the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) government community...

Christine Walrath: ICF to Help HHS Evaluate National Suicide Prevention Programs

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ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $18.5 million task order to help the U.S. Department of Human and Health Services review federally funded suicide prevention programs. ICF said Monday it will also work with HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to design, implement and disseminate strategies for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline center...

ICF to Help HHS Establish Child Welfare Center; Mike Torpy Comments

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $78 million contract with the Department of Health and Human Services to help the agency establish a public child welfare center. HHS plans for the center to work as focal point for child welfare services and consultation services for state and territorial child welfare agencies, ICF said Monday. The contract contains a one-year...

Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across...

OMB Director Sylvia Burwell Nominated to Lead HHS, Oversee Obamacare Implementation as Kathleen Sebelius Ends Term

Sylvia Burwell President Barack Obama has selected Sylvia Burwell, current director of the Office of Management and Budget, as his choice to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, after the White House announced Kathleen Sebelius would be leaving that post. Burwell, a veteran of the Bill Clinton administration who jumped to the public sector after working at McKinsey,...

HP Enterprise Services to Take Over As HealthCare.gov Web Host

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has won a contract to take over as web hosting provider for HealthCare.gov in a move that will transition the federal health insurance marketplace to a new data center, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Spencer E. Ante writes that HP Enterprise Services will take in $38 million for the work under the Department of Health and Human Services award and that efforts...

CRGT-Kearney Team Wins HHS Financial IT Support BPA; Tom Ferrando Comments

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Tom Ferrando A team comprising of CRGT and Kearney & Co. have won a potential five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement to provide finance-related technical support to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The multi-award BPA covers information technology services for financial systems HHS uses to manage a $900 billion annual budget for more than 300 programs across the department,...

ICF to Continue Support for NIH Grants Facility; Mary Whitley Comments

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Mary Whitley ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) will continue to help the National Institutes of Health manage a facility that monitors federal granting activities under a $72 million re-compete contract. The five-year agreement is meant to support the agency’s operation of the Electronic Research Administration, which reviews and implements about 190,000 grants worth some $30 billion annually,...

HP Names Former VA Healthcare COO Laura Miller a Public Sector Principal

Laura Miller Laura Miller, a former chief operating officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ healthcare system, has joined HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) as healthcare client principal for the U.S. public sector. The company said the 30-year public health veteran will work with clients such as the VA, the Military Health System and the Department of Health and Human Services. At...

ICF Wins Spot on $1.5B HHS Substance Abuse Pilot IDIQ; Patrick Coleman Comments

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a position on a potential $1.5 billion contract vehicle to conduct pilot and evaluation studies for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The company said it won its position on the five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a re-compete. ICF and its team of subcontractors will provide HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health...