Tag Archives: Healthcare

CSC Acquires Healthcare IT Firm Specializing in Data Management; Jim Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired healthcare IT business intelligence and data management firm Maricom Systems, Inc for an undisclosed amount. CSC said the move strengthens its support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and enables it to make IT improvements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. CSC …

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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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CTC Affiliate Acquires Assets of Healthcare Consulting Firm Coremotive

Enterprise Ventures Corporation, a wholly owned affiliate of Concurrent Technologies Corporation, has acquired the assets of healthcare consulting and technology services firm Coremotive. Coremotive staff will continue to serve its clients alongside CTC subject-matter experts. Concurrent Technologies is using the acquisition to diversify into the healthcare marketplace and to grow …

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Harris Healthcare Lead Jim Traficant Breaks Down New Florida Deal

Harris (NYSE:HRS) has reached a four-year, $19 million agreement with Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to put a statewide health information exchange (HIE) infrastructure in place aimed at improving the delivery and coordination of health care. According to the firm, “the Harris solution will connect health entities across …

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Mac Curtis Breaks Down Vangent’s New DoD Healthcare Contract

Vangent picked up a contract from the Military Health System in connection with President Obama’s “Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors.” The Traumatic Brain Injury/Behavioral Health (TBI/BH) Phase II Development is valued at $4.2 million. Vangent will work to enhance the TBI/BH Clinical Documental Tool to better improve …

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CSC, Mike Gaffney Help NC Health Program Save Millions

CSC (NYSE: CSC) reported the first stage of the Supplemental Drug Rebate Program for North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has already saved the state more than $2 million. According to the firm, “CSC operates both the Supplemental Drug Rebate and the Medicaid Retrospective Drug Utilization Review …

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Harris Healthcare Program CONNECT Honored; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris Corporation’s (NYSE: HRS) CONNECT program has won the 2010 “Innovation Award” in the Healthcare IT category from The Wall Street Journal. CONNECT is an open source implementation of the Nationwide Health Information Network Specifications allowing federal agencies and healthcare providers to safely share patient information while improving care and cutting …

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HP Signs $135 Million Deal, Extends Long-Time Relationship with Alabama Medicaid

HP signed an eight-year technology services contract with the Alabama Medicaid Agency worth $135 million, helping the state meet HIPAA requirements, improve healthcare delivery and increase program effectiveness. According to the firm, “the new contract extends HP’s 30-year relationship with Alabama’s Medicaid agency, which oversees the Medicaid program for more …

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Harris’ Jim Traficant Talks Military Healthcare Improvements

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), along with Evolvent Technologies, Inc., is working to support military patient care by improving the Bidirectional Health Information Exchange (BHIE) interface. According to the firm, “the exchange is a health enterprise integration capability employed by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs …

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