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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Bruce Caswell His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Bruce Caswell, president and CEO of Maximus, with his first 2019 Wash100 Award on Thursday. The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the Executive Mosaic organization in …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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ICF Lands CDC Task Order to Support Public Health Surveillance System Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will support the update of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s cloud-based surveillance system on public health under a potential $20M task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the task order from CDC covers information management, data analytics, expansion …

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Wanda Gamble: Battelle Healthcare Unit Looks to Current Health Trends, R&D Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2016 — Wanda Gamble, vice president of business development at Battelle‘s health and analytics unit, has stated that the nonprofit science and research organization works to adapt to major healthcare and public health trends. “We want to align to those [healthcare] challenges and trends as it relates not …

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ICF to Help NIEHS Manage Scientific Data for National Toxicology Program

ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has received a potential $60 million task order to help a National Institutes of Health organization manage scientific data and evaluate research publications relevant to the agency’s National Toxicology Program. The company will develop literature-based assessments for various sources of public health concern, examine the effects of chemical exposure to human …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed Alliance Looks to Refine Federal Health IT Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has launched an alliance with industry and academic partners Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Cloudera, Illumina, Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and Montgomery College tasked to promote healthcare technology research in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Federal health IT is a dynamic …

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Kamal Narang: SRA to Help CDC Run Nat’l Electronic Disease Surveillance System

SRA International will provide support services for the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System under a three-year, $9 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company said Wednesday it will support the NEDSS base system development and deployment and help shape practices for public health surveillance. Kamal Narang, vice president …

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CDC Issues Public Health Data Management RFI

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is soliciting information on commercial infrastructure that the agency can use to collate, analyze and share public health information. CDC said Friday it needs a single electronic platform for managing data gathered from epidemiologic studies, outbreak surveillance, pathogen tests and environmental health …

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Sarah Thomas to Head Deloitte’s Healthcare Research Center; Bill Copeland Comments

Sarah Thomas, formerly vice president of public policy and communications at the National Committee for Quality Assurance, has joined Deloitte as director of the firm’s health solutions center. The 13-year public health policy veteran will oversee programs designed to help healthcare organizations respond to market and regulatory pressures in her …

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