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Report: VA, Cerner in Talks Over Terms of 10-Year EHR Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) are in the final phase of negotiations over the terms of a potential 10-year contract to build and deploy a new electronic health record system across 1,600 VA facilities and community health providers, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. VA wants Congress to incorporate …

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CSRA to Help Digitize VA Health Records Under $158M Task Order; Kamal Narang Comments

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential three-year, $158 million task order from the Department of Veterans Affairs to convert more than seven million health records of U.S. military veterans into a digital format. The company said Monday its SRA International subsidiary will perform the task at the VA Records …

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Former VA CIO Rob Thomas Named Leidos Strategic Accounts, Govt Relations VP; Gerry Fasano Comments

Rob Thomas, formerly chief information officer and acting assistant secretary for the office of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. Thomas will help Leidos advance organic growth strategies and client relationships in his …

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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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