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Emergent Lands $535M HHS Smallpox Preparedness Support Contract

Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) has received a potential 10-year, $535M contract to supply the Department of Health and Human Services with intravenous medications designed to treat patients experiencing adverse events following smallpox vaccination. The company said Monday it will provide Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous products that HHS intends to include in the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile as part of public health preparedness efforts.

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NewWave Eyes Value-Based Care Tech Expansion via iQuartic Purchase; Patrick Munis, Ze Jiang Quoted

Elkridge, Md.-based NewWave Telecom & Technologies has acquired artificial intelligence company iQuartic for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its offerings with the addition of value-based care platforms with AI capabilities for health care organizations.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Government Can Harness AI Through Data, Training, Computing Systems

Anthony Robbins, vice president for the North American public sector at NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA), has said the federal government should make contributions across data, computing infrastructure and training areas in order to harness the potential of artificial intelligence. Robbins wrote the U.S. government should train engineers in data science and deep …

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Rekha Ranganathan Named President of CAE’s Health Care Arm

Rekha Ranganathan, a more than 20-year health care and technology industry veteran, has been named president of CAE’s (NYSE: CAE) health care business. Ranganathan succeeds Robert Amyot, who will continue to serve in an advisory role to facilitate the transition, CAE said Monday. Marc Parent, president and CEO of CAE, …

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CMS Selects Four Firms for Potential $1.5B Healthcare Service Review IDIQ

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded four companies spots on a potential $1.5B contract to support CMS’ statutory review functions. Each contractor will receive a minimum guarantee of $1K under the multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, CMS said Thursday in a FedBizOpps award notice. The awardees are: Avar Consulting …

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Harry Greenspun Named Guidehouse Chief Medical Officer; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Harry Greenspun, formerly chief medical officer at Korn Ferry‘s (NYSE: KFY) health business, has been appointed to the same position at Washington, D.C.-based management consulting services firm Guidehouse. He will leverage his executive and clinical leadership experience to support government and commercial clients in their health care transformation efforts, Guidehouse …

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NVIDIA to Host Forums, Hands-On Training in AI, Deep Learning at GPU Tech Conference

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) will hold a three-day conference series to provide participants an opportunity to undergo training and gain insights about artificial intelligence and deep learning. The third-annual GPU Technology Conference to be held from Oct. 22 to 24 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., will …

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Brian Wells Promoted to Merlin CTO

Brian Wells, formerly director of health care strategy at Merlin International, has been promoted to chief technology officer at the Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company. Wells will serve as a liaison executive between engineering and sales in order to align development initiatives with market demand as well as oversee the company’s …

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Northrop Vet Amy Caro Named Deep Water Point Partner

Amy Caro, formerly vice president of health solutions at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) information systems business unit, has joined Annapolis, Maryland-based federal management consulting firm Deep Water Point as a partner. Caro will oversee the company’s health care practice that supports clients such as systems integrators and small businesses, Deep …

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