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Deloitte Unveils Response to HHS Blockchain Ideation Challenge

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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

Shyam Salona

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

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

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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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Weekly Roundup May 2 – May 6 2016: Defense Earnings Season Rolls On & More

May 2 – May 6 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The first full week of May represented another checkpoint for investors to gauge the financial performance of the U.S.’ largest government contractors and get an idea of what …

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Health Services Contractor DLH Buys Danya for $38.75M in Federal Market Push

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Atlanta-based healthcare and medical logistics contractor DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) has purchased health information technology and program management services provider Danya for $38.75 million cash-and-stock in a push to expand both business’ federal market footprints. DLH said Tuesday the deal value includes $36.25 million in cash from its existing balance, a term loan and revolving line of …

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Weekly Roundup March 28 – April 1 2016: The Federal Angle in NTT Data’s Pickup of Dell Services & more

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March 28 – April 1 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An acquisition deal announced this week appears on the surface to have its roots in Tokyo and Texas but its impact will also be felt right here in the Washington …

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

Dave Rey

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

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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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Mitre-Operated FFRDC Partners With Health IT Org for Underserved Communities

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 3, 2015 — The Mitre-operated CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare, a federally funded research and development center, has partnered with the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Mitre said Tuesday the alliance works to put underserved communities at the forefront of healthcare strategies with …

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