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Former VA CTO John Hays Named Merlin Federal Healthcare Solutions Director

John Hays, a former chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Merlin International as director of federal healthcare solutions business at the Englewood, Colorado-based information technology and cybersecurity services contractor. Merlin said Wednesday the 25-year management and technology veteran will support account growth efforts from sales to service delivery in …

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Veterans Affairs Will Adopt DOD Electronic Healthcare Records Platform

The Veterans Affairs Department has decided that it will forego the usual technology acquisition process and implement the same electronic health records (EHR) platform as the Defense Department, according to an announcement today from Secretary David Shulkin. “Because of the urgency and the critical nature of this decision, I have …

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Former RSA Exec Jacklyn Wynn Joins Mitre in VP, Director Roles

Jacklyn Wynn, former vice president of strategy and market development for global public sector at Dell Technologies‘ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has joined Mitre as a vice president and director of its Center for Connected Government. Mitre said Tuesday she will manage the Department of Veterans Affairs portfolio of the Center for Enterprise Modernization, …

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Booz Allen Expands Digital Services Business With New Hub in Charleston, SC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has opened a new office in South Carolina as the company works to expand its digital solutions business to provide technology support to federal government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the 75,000-square-foot Charleston Digital Hub is …

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Feds Spend $612.2 billion on Healthcare Halfway into 2017

So far through fiscal year 2017, the Federal government has spent $612.2 billion on contracts to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS,) almost six times the amount spent on the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Homeland Security. The majority of the money …

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Easterly to Buy 2 VA Healthcare Facilities in Govt Property Market Push

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE: DEA) has agreed to buy two Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers for a combined purchase value of $260 million. Washington-based Easterly is a real estate investment trust that acquires, develops and manages Class A buildings leased primarily to the federal government. The company said Tuesday the first deal covers the acquisition …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Gov’t Cloud Deployment at VA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received authorization to operate its Azure Government cloud platform to support sensitive workloads at the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said in a blog post published Wednesday the FedRAMP …

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Former VA CIO LaVerne Council Named SVP, GM of Mitre’s Connected Govt Center

LaVerne Council, former chief information officer and assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed to serve as senior vice president and general manager of Mitre‘s Center for Connected Government beginning April 3. The nonprofit research company said Monday Council will oversee CCG’s federal civilian strategy and …

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Salient CRGT Closes Acquisition of Triple-i in Federal Health IT Market Push; Tom Ferrando Comments

Salient CRGT has finalized its acquisition of health information technology company Information Innovators Inc. in a move that aims to build on the former’s health IT portfolio for the federal government. The purchase is also part of Salient CRGT’s efforts to drive revenue to more than $500 million and expand its workforce across 150-plus locations …

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VA, DoD Vet Keith Seaman Joins BizFlow as Federal Market Strategic Growth VP

Keith Seaman, former deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been named vice president of strategic growth for the federal market business of Falls Church, Virginia-based business software and professional services company BizFlow. BizFlow said Tuesday Seaman brings to the company his previous experience from various  Senior Executive …

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