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Vangent Wins Health Deal to Boost Outbreak Detection, Mac Curtis Comments

Vangent was awarded a $2.4 million to lead development of Block 3 of the Electronic System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (ESSENCE) for the Defense Health Services Systems Program Office.  ESSENCE is part of the Military Health System. “The Military Health System is continually monitoring, capturing, and analyzing …

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Mac Curtis on Vangent’s New Deal for VA Upgrades

Vangent has a deal in place to upgrade the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)’s Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) to comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Electronic Transaction Standards, enabling streamlined third-party health care revenue and payments. According to the firm, “Vangent will operate …

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Kerry Weems on Vangent’s Health IT Partnership with Orion

Vangent will partner with Orion Health, a firm specializing in clinical workflow and integration technology solutions for the healthcare sector. According to Vangent, “the partnership leverages the firm’s health IT thought leadership and expertise architecting national solutions for health information exchange, such as the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN), and …

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Mac Curtis on Vangent’s New Health Strategy and Innovation Group

Vangent is establishing a new Health Strategy and Innovation Group. According to the firm, “the new team of experts will help customers transform their clinical and public health practices by meeting the challenges associated with health information exchange and the meaningful use of electronic health records.” “At this historic juncture …

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Mac Curtis on Vangent’s Financial Numbers

Vangent announced its first quarter 2010 financial results. The firm reported “revenue from continuing operations of $194.2 million for the quarter ended April 3, 2010, an increase of $61.3 million or 46.0% compared to $132.9 million in the year ago period.” “We are pleased with our first quarter results, ” …

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Vangent’s Craig Janus on Deal to Support Pa. Higher Education

Vangent won a contract to potentially provide IT consulting and support services to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). The multiple-award, time and materials contract has a one-year base period with an optional five-year total period of performance. “It is important that universities get the most value out …

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Vangent’s Kerry Weems on Sponsoring Disabled Vets Winter Sports Clinic

Vangent will sponsor the Department of Veterans Affairs and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic for the sixth consecutive time. Vangent’s gold-level sponsorship supports a key rehabilitation stepping stone for the severely disabled veterans who will attend this year’s clinic. The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports …

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Vangent’s Craig Janus on Improvements at Dept. of Labor

Vangent says the Department of Labor is already realizing significant quality improvements and cost efficiencies as a result of the recent launch of its new paperless employee benefit EFAST2 processing system. The firm’s EFAST2 system allows the Department of Labor to improve quality through better data capture; reduce processing times …

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