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HP, SRA Int’l Added to $480M Veterans Affairs IT IDIQ; Nedzbala Comments

  HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) and SRA International, Inc. were two of five companies awarded positions on the Veterans Affairs Department‘s veterans relationship management contract. The multi-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a ceiling of $480 million. Contractors will enable VA to deliver on-demand, self-service access to VA services and benefits. They will also improve …

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ICF VP Mary Whitley on Firm’s Upcoming VA Work

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) secured a deal via HPTi to support the Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal carries a value of $10 million with a base year and four option years. ICF will focus on advanced voice-recognition applications, enhanced web self-service tools, and integrated desktop interfaces for VA public contact …

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The VA’s Blue Button: A Giant Leap for EHRs?

Remember healthcare IT? One of the early tentpole initiatives of the Obama administration and a focus of the stimulus package, healthcare IT, and electronic health records in particular, took a back seat to big ticket debates on healthcare reform, unemployment and tax cuts. In October, the Veterans Administration rolled out …

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RightNow Opens New Public Sector Office in Reston, VA

RightNow Technologies (NASDAQ: RNOW) has opened a new public sector office in Reston Town Center, Va. The increase in space will allow the company to raise employee headcount. “The Reston Town Center location will allow RightNow Technologies to tap into the region’s strengths — a highly skilled workforce attuned to …

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Harris Picks Up Vet Patient Registries Development Deal

Harris (NYSE:HRS) won a contract from MED Trends, Inc. for continued development of national patient registries for U.S. military veterans. According to Harris, the firm “will maintain and improve the existing registries’ infrastructures and develop new registries based on other veteran-centric conditions.” The deal includes a one-year base term with …

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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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Microsoft, Curt Kolcun Funnel Millions to Veteran Jobs

Microsoft has announced the awarding of grants, new education, job training and placement programs to assist veterans and spouses build skills and resources valued in today’s civilian workforce. The technology giant is donating $2 million in cash and up to $6 million in software and IT skills training curriculum that …

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