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GDIT to Deliver AI, Other Tech Capabilities to Support HHS Modernization; Kamal Narang Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2019 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will work with the Department of Health and Human Services under a $49M multi-award contract to utilize artificial intelligence and other technologies for HHS modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported May 30. The company said May 30 General …

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Emergent Lands $535M HHS Smallpox Preparedness Support Contract

Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) has received a potential 10-year, $535M contract to supply the Department of Health and Human Services with intravenous medications designed to treat patients experiencing adverse events following smallpox vaccination. The company said Monday it will provide Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous products that HHS intends to include in the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile as part of public health preparedness efforts.

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Weekly Roundup: HHS Hires CIO, DoD Absorbs DARPA, DHS Selects 8, ECS and Serco Strike Big Deals

This week, Jose Arrieta was confirmed as the chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services. Arrieta confirmed his appointment on Thursday during the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s Leadership Awards event. In Virginia news, it was also revealed that President Trump intends to nominate Ken …

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Report: HHS Taps More Than 50 Firms for AI, Automation IDIQ

Several technology services contractors and consulting firms have won spots on a potential five-year, $49M contract to provide the Department of Health and Human Services’ program support center with artificial intelligence and automation tools designed to facilitate operations, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. More than 50 awardees will vie …

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Publicis Sapient Wins $112M Contract to Update, Maintain HHS Info Mgmt Platform

Publicis Sapient has won a potential four-year, $112M contract to help the Department of Health and Human Services update an information technology platform used to manage the award life cycle for scholarship and loan repayment programs, G2Xchange Health reported Wednesday. The company will help the Bureau of Health Workforce modernize, …

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HHS Seeks Proposals for $347M Follow-On Credential, Access Mgmt Support Contract

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year, $347M follow-on contract for authentication and identity management services to help federal employees and contractors comply with the cybersecurity requirements in the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The HSPD-12 Identity, Credential and Access …

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CMS Selects Four Firms for Potential $1.5B Healthcare Service Review IDIQ

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded four companies spots on a potential $1.5B contract to support CMS’ statutory review functions. Each contractor will receive a minimum guarantee of $1K under the multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, CMS said Thursday in a FedBizOpps award notice. The awardees are: Avar Consulting …

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Former AECOM, SAIC Exec Janet Webb Named AbleVets Federal Civilian Healthcare VP

Janet Webb, former director of business development at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined AbleVets as vice president of federal civilian healthcare at the Chantilly, Va.-based information technology engineering and consulting services contractor. She will be responsible for helping drive AbleVet’s efforts to provide new technology for federal clients to address …

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CMS Vet Henry Chao Named FEI Chief Technology Officer

Henry Chao, a more than two-decade veteran of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been appointed chief technology officer at Columbia, Md.-based health information technology contractor FEI Systems. FEI said Tuesday Chao will oversee the development of service offerings for CMS and state Medicaid programs and coordinate product alignment efforts for the …

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Evan Lee Named ICF Strategy, Modernization VP; Kris Tremaine Quoted

Evan Lee, formerly chief technology officer at the Department of Health and Human Services’ office of inspector general, has joined ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) as vice president for strategy and modernization within the federal digital practice. Lee will oversee efforts to develop a federal growth strategy that seeks to leverage the company’s …

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