Tag Archives: Health IT

CSC Promotes David Levitt to VP of Health IT Solutions for N. American Public Sector

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has named David Levitt as vice president of health information technology solutions for its North American public sector health services division. Levitt will be responsible for developing new business with federal health agencies and positioning CSC to win work to provide new systems necessary to …

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Microsoft Forms Alliance with Healthcare IT Non-profit to Deploy Government Technologies

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has formed a strategic alliance with Social Interest Solutions, a non-profit group that leverages technology to expand customer access to health and human services. The alliance will strengthen Microsoft’s ability to help government customers design and deploy efficient technologies and processes that underlie health insurance exchanges. Microsoft will combine Social …

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Vangent to Support Applications for Defense Health Services

The Defense Department has awarded Vangent, Inc. a contract with its military health system to provide production application support for the Defense Health Services Systems Program Executive Office. Under the contract, Vangent will deliver operations, security and maintenance services for the portfolio of DHSS applications. The contract is worth up to $9 …

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ONC to Award $5M to Health Innovators

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will award $4.9 million through contests and prizes to invest in health IT innovation. Capital Consulting Corp. and Heath 2.0 will administer the funds by having competitions for systems and applications that help patients share health information within social networks and connect during …

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MAXIMUS Unveils Health IT Literacy Services

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE: MMS) has announced it is now offering eHealth Literacy Services to help state and community programs meet the communication and engagement challenges consumers and providers face when using the new health IT infrastructure. “A key goal of HITECH is to use HIT as a tool to transform …

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CSC’s Robert Wah Named to AMA Board of Trustees, Mike Gaffney Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced Dr. Robert Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of CSC’s North American Public Sector line of business, was named as chair-elect of the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees for the 2010-2011 year. According to the firm, “he will become chair of the board …

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EDS wins $8.1 million health IT contract from DoD

On Tuesday, Electronic Data Systems (EDS) announced that it had been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense’s Military Health System (MHS) worth $8.1 million. The contract, which runs for one year, obligates EDS to upgrade the system in an effort to improve MHS’s Defense Health Information Management Systems …

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PSI to Support VA’s My Recovery Plan Rollout

Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI), an IT solutions and services provider to the federal government, has won a contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to support My Recovery Plan™. My Recovery Plan™ is a set of clinician and veteran-developed enhancements to My HealtheVet a next-generation internet-based health care portal …

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