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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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VMware’s Rob Sherry: IT Leaders, End Users Key to Manage Changes, Data Quality in EHR Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — Rob Sherry, senior director of federal healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said information technology leaders working on electronic health record modernization should collaborate with end users to manage system changes and ensure the quality of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. FedScoop reported that …

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Leidos Tops Black Book’s Health IT Consultant Rankings for 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition from Black Book Market Research as the top health information technology consultant for 2018 based on a survey of approximately 2K healthcare organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it received the highest marks for customer experience …

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KBRwyle Receives $71M Cybersecurity Task Order to Support Defense Health IT Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — A KBR (NYSE: KBR) business unit will support the Defense Health Agency‘s assessment and authorization division in its effort to secure the military’s health information technology systems under a $71M task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday KBRwyle will deliver cybersecurity and other services and build …

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NIH Picks 16 Firms for HUBZone Category of CIO-SP3 Small Business GWAC

The National Institutes of Health has awarded 16 companies spots on the historically underutilized business zone portion of a potential $20 billion governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle for information technology support services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the NIH’s IT acquisition and assessment center made the HUBZone on-ramp awards through the Chief Information …

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Cerner Lands Potential $10B VA EHR Deployment Contract

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has received a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract to help the Department of Veterans Affairs deploy the same electronic health record platform the Defense Department currently adopts. Robert Wilkie, acting VA secretary, said in a statement published Thursday that VA already has $782 million in fiscal 2018 funds to …

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A&M Capital Buys Majority Stake in CNSI

Alvarez & Marsal Capital has acquired a controlling interest in Rockville, Maryland-based health information technology systems provider CNSI for an undisclosed sum. Jack McCarthy, senior managing director and co-founder of A&M Capital, said in a statement published Wednesday CNSI’s proven results and technical leadership position the company for future growth …

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Premier Secures Position on GSA Contract Vehicle for Health IT; Roshni Ghosh Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — Premier (Nasdaq: PINC) seeks to provide health information technology products and services to government agencies via its new position on the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 19. The company said Dec. 18 its inclusion in the procurement vehicle as a federally …

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Xator Buys Merlin’s Professional Services Unit in Govt, Critical Infrastructure Market Push

Information technology and security services provider Xator has bought the professional services business of Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company Merlin International for an undisclosed sum. Reston, Virginia-based Xator said in a Dec. 1 news release the acquisition would help expand its presence in the government and critical infrastructure markets. Merlin’s professional …

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CNSI to Build Labor Dept’s Medical Bill Processing System Under Potential $166M Contract

Rockville, Maryland-based health information technology company CNSI has secured a potential seven-year, $166 million contract from the Labor Department to build and operate a centralized medical bill processing system for DOL’s office of workers’ compensation programs. Work on the contract will cover the receipt and evaluation of medical bills and …

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