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McKesson 2Q Earnings, Revenue Top Wall Street Forecasts; $2B Share Buyback Unveiled


McKesson (NYSE: MCK) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings of $3.31 per share for the second quarter of the healthcare technology and services provider’s 2016 fiscal year. Second quarter earnings exceeded Wall Street analyst expectations by 32 cents and prior year figures by 62 …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 31 – Sep 4 2015: CSC, SRA Unveil Blockbuster Deal & more

acquisition, merger

Weekly Roundup Aug 31 – Sep 4 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson If you thought the GovCon space was done with or near the end of heavy merger-and-acquisition deals this year, you were wrong. The future Computer Sciences Government Services …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed Strives for ‘Timely’ VA Healthcare via MASS Contract

Horace Blackman

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company will be working to provide “timely” public health services for retired military service members under the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Medical Appointment Scheduling System program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract


A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4,336,822,777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with two three-year option periods …

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Systems Made Simple Lands 2 VA IT Support Contracts

Systems Made Simple

Systems Made Simple has been awarded two contracts to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs update the agency’s pharmaceutical software applications and develop information technology performance monitoring metrics. The Lockheed Martin-owned (NYSE: LMT) company said it will build clinical decision support tools for VA pharmacists to crosscheck prescriptions and …

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Tim Hurlebaus Takes President Role at CGI Federal

Tim Hurlebaus

Tim Hurlebaus, former senior vice president of the national security and defense programs unit at CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB), has taken the role of president at the Montreal-based company’s federal services subsidiary. CGI has made no official announcement of the appointment but has updated its website to reflect Hurlebaus’ new position at the subsidiary. He succeeds James …

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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push


The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal …

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Engility Awarded 3-Year VA IT Services Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Tony Smeraglinolo

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) a potential three-year, $31 million contract to deliver a range of information technology services across the agency. Engility will support almost 100 IT systems that are designed to manage VA health, benefits and enterprise data, the company said …

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Stephen Warren: VA to Acquire ‘Commercial, Off-The-Shelf’ Scheduling System


The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to issue a request for proposals by the end of September 2014 to acquire a new medical appointment scheduling system that would contain new management-based scheduling software. “VA chose a full- and open-competitive strategy to acquire a ‘commercial, off-the-shelf’ scheduling system,” Stephen Warren, the …

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