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Booz Allen Teams With NVIDIA on Future AI Training Program for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has entered into a partnership with NVIDIA in the development of a hands-on training program on artificial intelligence for employees at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Nextgov reported Monday the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute will offer the program by early 2018 …

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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector. He will lead NVIDIA’s federal and defense business operations across the region as well as its higher education and research …

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CMS, Lockheed Vet Karen Shields Named Serco Inc. Health Sector VP; Dave Dacquino Comments

Karen Shields, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services veteran, has been appointed vice president of health sector at Serco Inc. — the British contractor’s North American arm. She will oversee efforts to grow a portfolio of consulting, operational and business processing platforms designed to help customer agencies deliver healthcare services to …

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Millennium Lands Potential $185M NASA Safety, Mission Assurance Services IDIQ

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company has secured a potential five-year, $185 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA to provide safety and mission assurance services at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. NASA said Saturday the ordering period under the SMAS II small business set-aside contract will begin from Sept. 1 and run through …

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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Leidos Subsidiary to Provide DOL Medical Personnel for DOE Health Benefits Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — A subsidiary of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will supply medical personnel to support an occupational health benefits program for the Energy Department under a potential $15 million contract with the Labor Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday QTC Management will hire physicians to serve as contract …

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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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Johns Hopkins APL, Navy Medicine Bureau Study Integrated Practice Units Model of Healthcare Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has partnered with the U.S. Navy‘s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery to explore a healthcare delivery model that aims to boost both patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, hosted a …

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Feds Spend $612.2 billion on Healthcare Halfway into 2017

So far through fiscal year 2017, the Federal government has spent $612.2 billion on contracts to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS,) almost six times the amount spent on the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Homeland Security. The majority of the money …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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