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

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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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George Pedersen: ManTech to Buy 7Delta in Healthcare IT Push

George Pedersen

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has agreed to purchase Columbia, Md.-based technology management contractor 7Delta for an undisclosed sum that includes cash on hand and funding from ManTech’s existing line of credit. Fairfax, Va-based ManTech expects to close the transaction in May and anticipates the deal to increase its earnings per …

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Former IRS, VA Official Todd Grams Heads to Deloitte’s Federal Services Practice

Todd Grams

Todd Grams, former chief of staff at the Internal Revenue Service, has joined Deloitte Federal Government Services and will work with agencies on initiatives in areas such as enterprise risk management and financial management. Grams, also a former chief information officer and chief financial officer at the IRS, returned to the …

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