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Booz Allen Lands FDA Contract for Event Reporting System Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 4, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will provide information technology services in support of a Food and Drug Administration incident tracking system under a potential $36M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The agency said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday Booz Allen will provide licenses for pharmacovigilance …

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Mitre, FDA Unveil Playbook for Medical Device Cybersecurity, Preparedness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Mitre and the Food and Drug Administration have developed a guide that aims to help healthcare service providers establish preparedness and response measures for medical devices amid cybersecurity threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The nonprofit research firm said Monday the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness …

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FDA Selects Four Firms to Develop Automated Biological Product Reporting Methods

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $75M each to develop automated methods for reporting adverse drug events. IBM (NYSE: IBM), Acumen, Dovel Technologies and IQVIA Government Solutions will use artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing and other automation techniques to create data collection and analysis systems …

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Four Firms to Provide Data Sources, Tools for FDA’s Biologics Surveillance Effort

Four companies have each won a potential five-year, $75M contract to provide the Food and Drug Administration’s center for biologics evaluation and research with data, tools and infrastructure for use in the surveillance of vaccines, tissues, blood products and other biologics. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Helps FDA Test Healthcare Blockchain Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has helped develop and test a blockchain-based platform designed to help the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Translational Sciences explore how to use the technology for healthcare applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is currently implemented …

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Booz Allen, Octo Consulting Land Spots on $300M FDA Data Tech Modernization BPA

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Octo Consulting Group spots on a potential seven-year, $300 million blanket purchase agreement to update data collection and analysis systems in support of FDA’s patient safety and drug development efforts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Octo said …

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Margaret Anderson Takes Managing Director Role at Deloitte Federal Health Practice

Margaret Anderson, formerly executive director at Washington-based FasterCures, has joined Deloitte Consulting LLP as a managing director for federal health practice. Deloitte said Monday Anderson will oversee the firm’s health outcome improvement efforts through the advancement of platforms and collaboration with stakeholders across federal health, life sciences and nonprofit sectors. Anderson’s …

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Nishita Henry Named Deloitte Federal Tech Practice Leader

Nishita Henry, a principal at Deloitte Consulting, has been named head of the company’s federal technology practice. Henry will oversee at least 3,000 practitioners that help federal agencies advance technology modernization programs with a focus on cloud, system operations, analytics and applications, Deloitte said Monday. “She has a passion for our …

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NTT Data Names Shamlan Siddiqi CTO for Public Sector Group; Tim Conway Comments

Shamlan Siddiqi, formerly vice president for digital and cloud services at NTT Data (NYSE: NTT), has assumed the role of chief technology officer for the company’s public sector business. NTT Data said Thursday Siddiqi will oversee the public sector group’s technology, advisory and innovation programs with government agencies. “Shamlan brings a …

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Emergent BioSolutions to Deliver Anthrax Vaccines to National Stockpile Under $100M BARDA Contract

Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) has received a potential two-year, $100 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to deliver BioThrax anthrax vaccines to the Strategic National Stockpile. The award came three months after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded Emergent a potential $911 million follow-on contract to supply …

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