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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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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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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers For 2017 Healthcare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., March 20, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounded out the speakers list for their 2017 Healthcare Forum to be held on March 23rd. The Healthcare Forum will present leaders in both the public and private sector discussing digital healthcare, interoperability and …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Speakers For 2017 Healthcare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., March 14, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — released the speakers list for their 2017 Healthcare Forum. The Healthcare Forum will present leaders in both the public and private sector discussing digital healthcare, interoperability and cybersecurity. The new era of medicine incorporates …

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NTT Data Lands $62M CDC Contract for IT Support; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2017 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) will provide information technology services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over five years under a potential $62 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract covers application hosting, cloud management, file storage and data center support …

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SRI International Lands 2 BARDA Nonclinical Research Service Contracts Worth $90M

SRI International has received a pair of contracts worth a combined $90 million to help  the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority assess compounds that have potential to treat people exposed to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons. The company said Wednesday that both contracts have a base period of five years and cover …

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