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Report: Defense Dept EHR Contract Competition Down to Three Teams

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The Defense Department has set a competitive range for its potential $11 billion Healthcare Management System Modernization contract to narrow down the list of competing teams on the program to three, Nextgov reported Monday. Frank Konkel writes the Pentagon established the range in a presolicitation notice issued Thursday to maintain its plan to issue a contract award by June 2015. ...

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PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

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The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today,” David Wennergren, senior vice president ...

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Scott McIntyre: PwC Adds Google to Military Health Contract Pursuit Team


Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has joined the team of companies led by PwC that is bidding for a multibillion dollar contract to build a new electronic health records system for the U.S. military. PwC said Thursday Google becomes the sixth company to join a team that also includes commercial EHR vendors DSS and Medsphere, MedicaSoft and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). ...

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Bloomberg: Robert LeBlanc Named IBM SVP of Cloud Business

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Robert LeBlanc, formerly senior vice president of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) software and cloud services group, has been named SVP of the company’s cloud computing business unit, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Alex Barinka writes LeBlanc will report to CEO Virginia Rometty. Martin Schroeter, chief financial officer of IBM, said in an October earnings ...

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IBM, Cray to Help NOAA Expand Supercomputing System; Anne Altman Comments

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IBM has been selected to upgrade the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s supercomputing system for forecasting. Cray has also partnered with IBM for the work to expand the capacity of NOAA’s two operational supercomputers to 2.5 petaflops by October 2015, the agency said Monday. “These capabilities enable NOAA experts and researchers to make forecasts ...

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