Tag Archives: Health IT

Harish Nanda Joins CNSI as CTO; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

Harish Nanda, a more than 25-year information technology industry veteran, has joined health IT systems provider CNSI as chief technology officer. He will oversee CNSI’s tech organization and advance innovation into the firm’s customer platforms, the company said Wednesday. Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of CNSI and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said …

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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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Perspecta to Continue VA EHR System Support Under $155M Follow-On Contract; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) has secured a potential five-year, $155M contract to continue helping the Department of Veterans Affairs maintain VA’s electronic health records system. The company said Wednesday it will provide managerial, administrative and technical support for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture and VistA Imaging platforms. Under …

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Booz Allen Vet Anna Steinberg Named AbleVets Growth VP

Anna Steinberg, a 17-year veteran of Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), joined AbleVets, a health information technology services contractor based in Chantilly, Va., as vice president of growth. Steinberg will bring two decades of experience in the federal health market to focus on AbleVets’ growth strategy through business development, market …

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CMS Announces 58 Awardees on $25B Health Care Quality Improvement Services IDIQ

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 58 companies and institutions spots on a potential 10-year, $25B contract vehicle to support data-driven health care quality improvement efforts across various settings and programs. CMS said in a FedBizOpps notice published Monday each contractor has a minimum guaranteed award amount …

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NIH Issues Award Notification for 8(a) Group of $20B On-Ramp CIO-SP3 Small Business GWAC

The National Institutes of Health has released a list of awardees on the Section 8(a) track of a potential four-year, $20B governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology and health IT support services. A FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday says there are four confirmed 8(a) awardees on the on-ramp Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners …

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Todd Stottlemyer Joins CNSI as CEO

Todd Stottlemyer, a former executive at Inova Health System, has been named CEO of health information technology firm CNSI. Alex Nivelle, a principal at A&M Capital, said in a statement published Wednesday Stottlemyer’s appointment comes as CNSI aims to advance innovation and growth efforts. A&M Capital acquired a controlling interest in …

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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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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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