Tag Archives: Health IT

Leidos Leadership Outlines Future Business Plans; John Jumper Comments

Executive leaders of what will become Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) leadership have outlined plans for the company after it renames itself from Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). Leidos estimates its revenue at $6 billion per year and has approximately 23, 000 employees working in businesses focused on national security, engineering and health, SAIC said …

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Alisoun Moore to Lead LexisNexis Healthcare Strategy; Haywood Talcove Comments

Alisoun Moore, formerly of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has joined LexisNexis as director of healthcare strategy and development for its risk solutions business. Moore is also a former chief information officer for the state of Maryland and Montgomery County, LexisNexis said Wednesday. Haywood Talcove, …

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Bob Kipps: 2013 GovCon M&A Slowing ‘To a Trickle’

GovCon M&A Activity Slows to a Trickle Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company The hangover to last year’s deal frenzy continues. As mentioned last month, deal announcements during the first part of 2013 are likely to be well below the past levels given the compression of deals into 2012–for …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Roundup Tallies 21 Across GovCon

The month of September produced a relatively even distribution of executive moves at government contracting firms across company leadership posts and executive positions in financial, contracts and legal operations. In all, GovCon Wire covered 21 executive moves during September. Check out the wide range below. Leadership Parsons promoted Mary Ann Hopkins …

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Acentia Names HPTi Vet Roger Foster a Health IT Business Development Lead; Tricia Iveson Comments

Acentia has appointed Roger Foster a vice president of business development, where he will focus on the health information technology market within the Military Health System and Department of Veterans Affairs. The company said he is a nearly two-decade veteran of leadership in business development and profit-and-loss management within the …

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Dell Wins $100M For Allergy Institute Health IT Services; George Newstrom Comments

Dell (NYSE: DELL) has won a $100 million task order to provide information technology support services to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the company announced Tuesday. The company received the order through the General Services Administration’s Alliant vehicle, a government-wide acquisition contract. George Newstrom, general manager of the …

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NIH IT Office Awards Large Contractors $20B Govt-Wide IDIQ Positions

Fifty-four contractors have won positions on a potential $20 billion governmentwide information technology services contract from a National Institutes of Health office. NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center awarded the potential 10-year contract through a full and open competition, NITAAC announced Tuesday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicle covers data center consolidation, cloud …

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Acentia Merges With Federal Health IT Provider, Stottlemyer Named CEO

Acentia and federal health information technology provider 2020 Company are merging and will operate as Acentia, the companies announced Monday. Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer will hold the same position at the combined company and 2020 Chief Operating Officer Robert McCord will become president and COO. Stottlemyer said in a release …

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GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal …

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General Dynamics Completes $960M Acquisition of Vangent Inc.; Jay Johnson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of healthcare IT provider Vangent Inc. for approximately $960 million cash. General Dynamics expects the move will increase its earnings in 2012. Vangent will become part of the company’s IT business unit, GDIT. Vangent’s core offerings include health informatics and information exchange, electronic health records …

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