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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Acquires Lumen from Numerica Corp., Haywood Talcove Quoted

LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced on Tuesday that the company is acquiring all Lumen’s assets, an integrated data platform owned by the Numerica Corporation. “Over the last seven years, we have successfully developed and commercialized the Lumen product line,” said Jeff Poore, Numerica Corporation president. “We are excited for our technology …

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Maryland Tech Council and Opus8 Hosting East Coast VentureCON on Thursday

The 2nd Annual ECVC – East Coast VentureCON event will take place at the Marymount University at Ballston Center in Arlington, Va. on Thursday, March 21st. Over 400 leading investors, VCs, CXOs and entrepreneurs will attend the premier annual conference for the nation’s top venture capitalists and investors on the …

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Premier Reports Cost of Opioid Epidemic on Hospitals, Taxpayers; Roshni Ghosh Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Premier (Nasdaq: PINC), a North Carolina-based health care company, has found that patients who experience an opioid overdose account for an estimated $11.3B in total annual costs at U.S. hospitals, with 66 percent of those patients covered under the federal Medicaid and Medicare programs, ExecutiveBiz …

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Optum Public Sector Unit to Manage VA Community Care Network in 3 Regions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — An Optum business unit will oversee healthcare service provider networks for the Department of Veterans Affairs across three U.S. regions covering 36 states, Washington, D.C., as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under separate contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The VA said Friday Optum …

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Deloitte Offers Risk Assessment, Strategy Services for Drone Integration in Business Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — Deloitte has unveiled a new offering that will work to help clients create drone strategies to support business operations and processes while ensuring regulatory compliance and risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Deloitte US Global Drone Solutions service will utilize an …

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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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Potomac Officers Club to Host 2018 Healthcare Summit on Sept. 19

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2018 Healthcare Summit on Sept. 19 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. Jose Arrieta, of the Department of Health and Human Services, Joseph Ronzio, of the Department of Veterans …

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Mitre Wins $1.5B Recompete Contract to Operate Federal Health Care R&D Center; Jason Providakes Quoted

Mitre has won a potential $1.5B recompete contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue operating the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare Federally Funded Research and Development Center through 2023. The agency announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday. In a separate announcement, Mitre said it will …

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