Tag Archives: Department of Health and Human Services

Phlow-Led Team Lands Potential $812M HHS Contract to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity

Richmond, Va.-based pharmaceutical manufacturing company Phlow will lead a team comprised of Civica Rx, Ampac Fine Chemicals and the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medicines for All Institute to produce critical medicines for COVID-19 response through a potential 10-year, $812M contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.

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Lockheed Reports Accelerated Progress Payments to Defense Suppliers

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has distributed $450M in accelerated contract payments it received from the Department of Defense to the Bethesda, Md.-based contractor's supply chain ahead of schedule. The company said Friday it also issued $85M in advance payments to small businesses and other suppliers operating throughout 46 U.S. states.

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3M, Honeywell, O&M Halyward Awarded $133M in DoD Contracts for N95 Mask Production

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The Department of Defense has awarded contracts worth $133M combined to 3M (NYSE: MMM), O&M Halyward and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) to increase local production of N95 masks by over 39M in the next three months as part of the Defense Production Act Title 3 COVID-19 project.

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Health Agencies, Biopharmaceutical Firms Form Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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The National Institutes of Health and three other U.S. health agencies have teamed up with the Foundation for the NIH, European Medicines Agency and 16 biopharmaceutical companies to speed up the development of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. The Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines partnership will work to streamline clinical trials, coordinate regulatory processes and use assets to accelerate response to the coronavirus pandemic and other future health emergencies, NIH said Friday.

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Jerry McGinn: Defense Production Act Authorizes Gov’t to Prioritize Contracts

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on The Hill that the Defense Production Act invoked by President Donald Trump serves as an “important tool” as the country seeks to come up with short- and medium-term responses to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industrial base.

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NTT Data Services to Buy NETE in Federal Health Digital Services Expansion Push; Tim Conway Quoted

NTT Data Services has agreed to acquire McLean, Va.-based information technology and digital services contractor NETE for an undisclosed sum in an effort to broaden its digital transformation capabilities in the federal health care space.

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HHS Taps Healthcare Resource Network for Potential $317M Medical Staffing Services Contract

Healthcare Resource Network has secured a potential five-year, $317M contract to provide medical staffing services for the Federal Occupational Health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services' Program Support Center. The company will work to deliver FOH services at agency sites within the National Capital Region, HHS said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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