Tor Opsahl, 30-Year Federal Market Vet, Appointed CCSi COO

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Dr. Tor Opsahl, who joined Creative Computing Solutions Inc. in 2008 and an executive vice president, has been promoted to EVP and chief operating officer at the Rockville, Md.-based federal engineering services contractor. He has focused on business development and long-term growth as an EVP and helped lead the company to win spots on three contract vehicles with the departments of Homeland Security...

Todd Stottlemyer: Acentia Adds New CDC Contract Vehicle Spot Through BCA Acquisition

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Todd Stottlemyer Acentia has moved to grow its healthcare information technology market footprint by purchasing IT services contractor Business Computer Applications for an undisclosed amount. Atlanta-based BCA has more than 30 employees that work in Atlanta and in Hyattsville, Md., Acentia said Monday. Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO, said his company will hold a position on the Centers for Disease...

NIH Office to Hold New $20B IT Vehicle Competition; Stephen Morris Comments

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Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIHNational Institutes of Health’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief...

NIH to Invest $96M in Biomedical Data Analytics Centers; Eric Green Comments

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NIHNational Institutes of Health image The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a four-year plan to build centers where researchers would work to develop tools for analyzing and sharing large sets of biomedical data, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes NIHNational Institutes of Health plans to invest $96 million in as many as eight “Big Data to Knowledge” facilities that...

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,...

NIH Heart Institute Picks Five for $184M IT Services IDIQ

A National Institutes of Health division has selected five contractors to compete for task orders on a potential $184 million contract covering information technology support services. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) announced Wednesday it won $18 million in orders to install new technology for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute‘s websites and databases. Washington...

SAIC Wins Spot on $184M NIH Heart Institute IT BPA; Steve Comber Comments

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a position on a potential $184 million contract covering information technology support services for a National Institutes of Health organization. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awarded the five-year contract as a multiple-award blanket procurement agreement, SAIC announced Wednesday. SAIC won three task orders worth $18...

NIH Office Planning Potential $10B IT Contract

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A National Institutes of Health office has issued a draft solicitation for a potential $10 billion contract, through which vendors will provide agencies information technology products, Washington Technology reports. Mark Hoover reports the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends for agencies to use the products for health and life sciences research,...

CACI to Buy Health Data Analysis Firm; Dan Allen Comments

Dan Allen CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has agreed to acquire the healthcare data integration and analysis provider Emergint Technologies, with the transaction expected to close Dec. 1. CACI did not disclose the terms of the deal in its release. CACI estimates Emergint’s 2012 revenue at around $42 million and expects the transaction to increase its earnings per share during its first 12 months. “The...

NIH Hands Down $500M in Marketing, Comm Services Awards to Small Firms

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a group of small business contracts worth $500 million combined to provide communication and marketing services to government agencies, according to Washington Technology. The five-year contract contains one base year worth $100 million and four one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the total ceiling value to $500 million. NIHNational Institutes...

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