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Weekly Roundup: Leidos Buys IMX, Executive Moves, POC Hosting 2019 Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum Update on Aug. 14th & Weekly Top 10 Stories

Leidos agreed to purchase IMX Medical Management Services, a consulting firm that offers independent medical evaluation, case management and record review services to state and local government agencies. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the company expects to close the transaction in the third quarter, pending customary approvals. In …

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Andrea Garvey Named Health & Human Services Senior Director at HighPoint Global

Andrea Garvey, former data governance officer for the Maryland Department of Human Resources, has joined citizen experience and digital platforms provider HighPoint Global as senior director of health and human services. She will oversee the development of strategies for new and existing clients in support of organizations focused on health …

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NTT Data Services Buys Cognosante’s Health IT Consulting Practice; Bob Pryor Quoted

NTT Data Services has purchased a Cognosante consulting practice that supports state and local agencies in their health information technology implementation projects. “This acquisition is the latest in our ongoing strategy of growth by strategic acquisitions that augment our specialized industry expertise and geographical presence,” NTT Data Services CEO Bob …

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HHS: ‘Healthcare Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said “healthcare cybersecurity is in critical condition” in its report to Congress Friday. Hospitals and health care facilities are a honeypot for hackers and prime targets for ransomware attacks because of the huge amounts of personal information that they collect. While cyber criminals have grown …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers For 2017 Healthcare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., March 20, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounded out the speakers list for their 2017 Healthcare Forum to be held on March 23rd. The Healthcare Forum will present leaders in both the public and private sector discussing digital healthcare, interoperability and …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Speakers For 2017 Healthcare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., March 14, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — released the speakers list for their 2017 Healthcare Forum. The Healthcare Forum will present leaders in both the public and private sector discussing digital healthcare, interoperability and cybersecurity. The new era of medicine incorporates …

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NCI to Help Investigate Fraud in Medicare Equipment Supply Chain; Brian Clark Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) a potential five-year, $51.9 million contract to support fraud detection efforts at the National Supplier Clearinghouse. The company said Wednesday it plans to use technology-based methods to help NSC recognize improper activities during enrollment of Medicare equipment suppliers. …

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Este Geraghty Named Esri Health, Human Services Lead; Jack Dangermond Comments

Este Geraghty, a former deputy director of the California Health Department’s Center for Health Statistics and Informatics, has joined Esri as manager of its health and human services practice. Esri said Thursday Geraghty will help explore potential applications of geographic information systems in the health and human services industry. “As both a medical professional and …

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

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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Tom Nixon Promoted to SRA EVP, Chief Growth Officer; Bill Ballhaus Comments

Tom Nixon, senior vice president of SRA International‘s health group since June, has been promoted to executive VP and chief growth officer at the Fairfax, Va.-based technology services contractor. Nixon will continue to lead the health group on an acting basis and work to grow SRA’s pipeline of new business …

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