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Andy Maner: IBM-Epic Team Forms Advisory Group for Potential DoD EHR Project

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Epic have formed a Military Health System advisory group to provide industry best practices in support of the team’s contract bid for the modernization of the Defense Department‘s healthcare management system. A press release posted Thursday on FierceHealthIT stated that the group will help guide the IBM-Epic team in the …

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FBI Vet Scott Swann Joins Morpho’s US Arm Senior Innovation Director Role

Scott Swann, formerly a special assistant to the FBI‘s executive assistant director of science and technology, has been appointed senior director of innovation at MorphoTrak‘s criminal justice and public safety segment. Morpho said Tuesday that Swann will be in charge of its U.S.-based subsidiary’s biometric and security customer portfolio. Swann is also a former executive officer …

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ATK Unveils Share Distribution Plan for Vista Outdoor Spinoff

ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) board of directors has decided to give stockholders two shares of common stock in the future ATK sporting group spinoff company Vista Outdoor for every share of ATK common stock. ATK said Tuesday that stockholders will either receive a book-entry account statement on their Vista Outdoor common stocks or have their Vista Outdoor …

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Krisstie Kondrotis Appointed BD SVP at Spirit AeroSystems

Krisstie Kondrotis, formerly vice president of business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems business, has joined aerostructures maker Spirit AeroSystems as senior VP for business development. The Wichita, Kan.-based company said Monday Kondrotis will be in charge of the company’s global marketing and partnership efforts in the commercial and defense markets. Kondrotis has …

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Exelis to Provide Laser Tool for NASA Climate Change Research

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will support NASA research on climate change by providing a modified Multi-Functional Fiber Laser LIDAR under a $3.5 million contract as part of the Atmospheric Carbon and Transport-America project. The company said Monday that the research is centered on monitoring how weather systems move gases such as carbon …

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WBB, SAIC, Metron Win Spots on $180M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Whitney Bradley & Brown, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Metron positions to compete for task orders under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth $180.5 million. The Defense Department said Dec. 29 that the contract includes warfare, campaign and mission-level analyses and assessments, modeling and simulation, and support …

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BAE to Provide Army With 5 Armored Vehicle Variants for $383M

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business has received a $382.6 million order to provide the U.S. Army with five variants of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle. The Defense Department said Dec. 23 that the company will deliver general purpose, mortar carrier, mission command, medical evaluation and medical treatment AMPV variants. The order is …

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David Moskovitz: Accenture to Continue HealthCare.gov Support Under New CMS Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will continue providing IT support for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace and the HealthCare.gov website under a new five-year contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services worth $563 million. The company said Monday it will extend support for the website’s enrollment, eligibility check, form generation, transition, plan update, inquiry resolution and other …

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Jerry Briggs to Lead CACI’s Healthcare, Litigation, Enterprise IT Business; Ken Asbury Comments

Jerry Briggs, a 30-year veteran at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as executive vice president and business group manager for the healthcare, litigation and enterprise information technology markets. CACI President and CEO Ken Asbury said Monday that Briggs’ business experience will help drive the company’s efforts to deliver investigation and litigation support, and healthcare …

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Gene Ray, Jay Cohen to Serve in Interim Exec Roles at Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences International Corp. has named former Titan Corp. CEO Gene Ray as interim CEO and former Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Jay Cohen as interim chief operating officer, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Kasra Kangarloo writes that the two appointments are effective January, with Ray succeeding outgoing DSIC CEO Stanton …

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