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Parsons Buys Williams Electric in Control Tech Market Push; Chuck Harrington, Carey Smith Comment

Parsons has purchased Williams Electric for an undisclosed sum as part of the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor’s move to expand its control systems business. Fort Walton Beach, Florida-based Williams Electric is a privately held company that provides electrical, control system integration, general contracting and energy infrastructure platforms and services …

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68 Firms Land Spots on $25B VA VECTOR IDIQ

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 68 companies spots on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle that covers general management and business support services to VA. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide analyses, training, management and improvement, supply chain support, outreach and human resources and staffing services through VA’s …

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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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NCI Hires Federal IT Vet James Bowlin as Cybersecurity Engineering VP

James Bowlin, former technical expert for information assurance policy and risk management at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, has joined NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) as vice president of cybersecurity engineering at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology services contractor. He will manage the company’s enterprise strategy for the cyber market …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Agile Six to Take Over tiag’s VA IT Support Work Under T4NG Contract Vehicle

Agile Six Applications is acquiring a tiag business unit that currently offers information technology support services to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract. Tiag President and CEO Dalita Harmon said in a statement released Tuesday that VA will continue to receive health IT support services after the …

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Leidos’ Jerry Hogge Notes ‘Milestone’ in VA’s Move to Adopt Commercial EHR System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) Senior Vice President, Defense Health & International Jerry Hogge has lauded the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ move to adopt a commercial electronic health record system that is interoperable with that of the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The VA secretary’s decision …

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Former VA CTO John Hays Named Merlin Federal Healthcare Solutions Director

John Hays, a former chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Merlin International as director of federal healthcare solutions business at the Englewood, Colorado-based information technology and cybersecurity services contractor. Merlin said Wednesday the 25-year management and technology veteran will support account growth efforts from sales to service delivery in …

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Veterans Affairs Will Adopt DOD Electronic Healthcare Records Platform

The Veterans Affairs Department has decided that it will forego the usual technology acquisition process and implement the same electronic health records (EHR) platform as the Defense Department, according to an announcement today from Secretary David Shulkin. “Because of the urgency and the critical nature of this decision, I have …

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GSA, DHS Pick Alliant GWAC Vehicles for Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Support

The General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have selected Alliant and Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contracts as potential vehicles for agencies to procure continuous diagnostics and mitigation support services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. DHS and GSA expect agencies to award $2.75 billion in CDM support contracts under the …

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