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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350, 000 …

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Jim Traficant: ASM Research to Refresh VA’s EHR System Workflow

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has been awarded a three-year, $162 million contract to help update the Department of Veterans Affairs’s electronic health record system. ASM Research will work to update the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture clinical application and expand healthcare services for veterans and their families, Accenture …

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Accenture Closes Purchase of Healthcare IT Firm ASM Research; Jim Traficant Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up the acquisition of ASM Research for an undisclosed amount in an effort to address the needs of the U.S. military health market. The Arlington, Va.-based Accenture LLP subsidiary intends for the acquisition to grow its offerings for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as ASM becomes …

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Harris Added to $12B Veterans Affairs IDIQ Large Business Category; Traficant Comments

The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) for the large business category of a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The transformation twenty-one total technology contract vehicle has a $12 billion ceiling for services that will streamline and modernize IT operations at more than 150 VA hospitals. There are eight …

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Done Deal: Harris Closes Carefx Purchase

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has completed its planned purchase of Carefx Corporation, a firm focused on interoperability workflow solutions for government and commercial healthcare providers. The firm purchased Carefx for $155 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Harris expects to leverage the firm’s Fusionfx solution for its growing healthcare operations. …

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Harris to Acquire Carefx for $155 Million; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris (NYSE:HRS) has a deal in place to purchase Carefx Corporation, a provider of interoperability workflow solutions built on its “Fusionfx” platform, for $155 million. The move boosts Harris’ government healthcare offering and opens a door into the commercial healthcare market. The Arizona-based Carefx partners with industry players including IBM …

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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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Jim Traficant Talks Harris VA Deal

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) won an eight-month contract to support the Veterans Health Administration’s effort to meet the new standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The firm “will provide a complete range of software development services, including requirements definition and documentation, and software design, test and deployment.” …

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Jim Traficant on Harris, Agilex’s Extended Partnership

Agilex Technologies and Harris (NYSE: HRS) have opted to extend their health IT partnership. According to Agilex, the firm has served as a principal member of the Harris-led team developing the CONNECT Solution for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Federal Health Architecture (FHA) initiative …

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Harris’ Jim Traficant Talks VA CPAC Deal

Harris (NYSE:HRS) won a three-year, $72 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the agency’s national expansion of its Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC) business model. The contract contains one base-year with two one-year options. According to Harris, the work will improve billing and collection activities …

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