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Gerry Fasano Named Leidos Defense Group President; Roger Krone Quoted

Gerry Fasano, an executive vice president and chief of business development and strategy at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been named president of the company’s defense group in a move that takes effect Oct. 1, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. An internal memo obtained by the publication says the appointment is part …

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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Starts Grant Program for Virginia Community Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has launched a program that aims to fund nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that support the Hampton Roads region in Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Newport News Shipbuilding‘s new philanthropic effort called the One …

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IBM, VA Continue Work Under Partnership on AI-Based Cancer Treatment Identification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 23, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Department of Veterans Affairs have extended their partnership aimed at utilizing artificial intelligence technology to help identify treatment options for retired service members with cancer, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday VA oncologists, under the National Cancer Moonshot …

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Booz Allen Hamilton Announces Passing of Gio Patterson, VP for Health Business

Giovanna “Gio” Patterson, most recently vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) health business at the National Institutes of Health, passed away Sunday at the age of 53, GovCon Wire has learned. She played a key role in the development of the business unit’s analytics growth platform as well as …

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Aili Kujawa: Johns Hopkins APL Continues Drive Toward Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Aili Kujawa, director of human resources and services at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has noted that the lab continues to pursue new investment and innovation opportunities while building on traditional capabilities. “At APL, innovation is who we are and why we were established,” …

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HHS: ‘Healthcare Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said “healthcare cybersecurity is in critical condition” in its report to Congress Friday. Hospitals and health care facilities are a honeypot for hackers and prime targets for ransomware attacks because of the huge amounts of personal information that they collect. While cyber criminals have grown …

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AECOM Chief Safety Officer Named to Labor Dept’s Construction Safety & Health Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2016 — AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) chief safety officer will join the Labor Department‘s 15-member advisory committee on construction safety and health following an appointment by the agency leadership, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Thursday Andy Peters, who also serves as a senior vice president, will provide advisory support …

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Leidos Views Doubled Scale in Lockheed IS&GS Merger as Buffer to Agency Spending Shifts

Leidos Holdings‘ (NYSE: LDOS) impending merger with the information systems and global solutions segment of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) seeks to both diversify customer mix and lower risk to potential spending downturns in fewer market areas for the future combined company, Leidos CEO Roger Krone told investors at the New York Stock Exchange Monday. Reston, Virginia-based Leidos expects 2017 …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: US Should Focus Some Healthcare Funds to Social Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services, believes one-third of the U.S. government’s $3 trillion healthcare budget has been underutilized, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Salzman wrote in an IBM Center for the Business of Government blog entry posted …

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Leidos to Help Develop Vaccine for Zika Virus; Jerry Hogge Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with Immunovaccine to develop a vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The companies will integrate Immunovaccine’s DepoVax platform and Leidos’ Virtual Pharmaceutical Development Program in support of efforts to accelerate vaccine development and production, …

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