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Keith Rigdon Promoted to Comprehensive Health Services Program Director

Keith Rigdon, former director of operations at Comprehensive Health Services, has been promoted to program director at the Cape Canaveral, Florida-based workforce medical services company. Comprehensive Health Services said Monday Rigdon will oversee the company’s work with the Department of Health and Human Services and will continue his role as program coordinator for …

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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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Cerner Forms Advisory Group to Support Work on VA Health Record Modernization Effort

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has established an advisory group that will offer recommendations as the Kansas City, Missouri-based health information technology provider supports the Department of Veterans Affairs in its Electronic Health Record Modernization initiative. Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senator and Nebraska governor, will lead the company’s VA advisory group, Cerner …

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Kurt DelBene Adds Chief Digital Officer Role at Microsoft

Kurt DelBene, executive vice president of corporate strategy, core services engineering and operations at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has taken the additional role of chief digital officer at the company, the Seattle Times reported Friday. In this capacity, DelBene will oversee Microsoft’s internal information technology groups, operations and corporate strategy as the …

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Neil Lampton, Umang Modi Take New Leadership Roles at tiag

Neil Lampton, formerly a vice president of tiag, has been named chief operating officer at the Reston, Virginia-based management and technology services provider. He will help the company implement business plans and oversee work for government and commercial clients, tiag said Wednesday. Lampton joined the company in 2005 as a director and …

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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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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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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: 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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