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IBM Unveils Watson Health Cloud for Cognitive Computing; John Kelly Comments

IBM Unveils Watson Health Cloud for Cognitive Computing; John Kelly Comments

IBM has unveiled the Watson Health Cloud to serve as a platform for data and insights on health and wellness issues as part of the company’s efforts to expand computing functions in… Read more »

HP Signs New Arkansas Medicaid Info System Mgmt Contract; Susan Arthur Comments

HP Signs New Arkansas Medicaid Info System Mgmt Contract; Susan Arthur Comments

HP Enterprise Services will continue to handle the Medicaid information system of Arkansas under a new seven-year, $190 million contract with the state’s Department of Human Services. HP will extend its term as state’s… Read more »

Deloitte’s Russ Rudish Proposes Cybersecurity Measures for Healthcare Industry

Deloitte’s Russ Rudish Proposes Cybersecurity Measures for Healthcare Industry

Russ Rudish, global healthcare leader at Deloitte, has offered multiple strategies that he believes can help providers manage cyber-related risks to their information technology assets. Rudish said industry needs to… Read more »

Emergency Service Providers Pick TCS’ Telemedicine Platform; Jay Whitehurst, Christopher Newton Comment

Emergency Service Providers Pick TCS’ Telemedicine Platform; Jay Whitehurst, Christopher Newton Comment

TeleCommunication Systems has been selected to deploy its VirtuMedix telemedicine system for the patients of Infinity HealthCare and Emergency Physician Medical Group in the Midwest region. Infinity HealthCare and EPMG physicians… Read more »

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has received a $10.9 million task order to develop and test a health data exchange software for the Defense Department in an effort to help DoD consolidate medical information… Read more »

Stephen Gold: IBM Aims to Help Commercialize Watson-Powered Healthcare App

Stephen Gold: IBM Aims to Help Commercialize Watson-Powered Healthcare App

IBM has invested in Modernizing Medicine to help that company further develop and launch a Watson-powered, cloud-based mobile clinical decision support application into the marketplace. Modernizing Medicine aims for its… Read more »

Leidos to Manage Trinity Health’s IT Security Systems; Brad Wilber Comments

Leidos to Manage Trinity Health’s IT Security Systems; Brad Wilber Comments

Trinity Health has selected Leidos to manage the healthcare provider’s cybersecurity systems in an effort to protect patient health data. Leidos will work to detect vulnerabilities and monitor critical assets within… Read more »

Deloitte’s Terri Cooper Previews Federal Health Opportunities, Challenges in 2015

Deloitte’s Terri Cooper Previews Federal Health Opportunities, Challenges in 2015

Terri Cooper, Deloitte’s federal health sector lead, has highlighted the opportunities and challenges for health providers, planners, policymakers and regulators in the coming months. Cooper noted in her 2015 Industry Outlook that the health… Read more »

Mike Olson: Cloudera to Help Cerner Gather, Analyze Healthcare Data

Mike Olson: Cloudera to Help Cerner Gather, Analyze Healthcare Data

Health IT company Cerner Corp. has selected Cloudera’s enterprise data hub to power its big data platform in an effort to analyze healthcare information and improve patient outcomes. Mike Olson,… Read more »

B. Chatterjee: CNSI Helps Washington Agency Integrate Social Service, Medicaid Payment Systems

B. Chatterjee: CNSI Helps Washington Agency Integrate Social Service, Medicaid Payment Systems

The Washington State Health Care Authority has worked with CNSI to implement an integrated technology platform for managing social service and medical claim payments across the state. CNSI said Wednesday… Read more »

TechNavio: Global Healthcare IT Market to Grow at 5.7% CAGR in 2014-2018

TechNavio: Global Healthcare IT Market to Grow at 5.7% CAGR in 2014-2018

A TechNavio report predicts a 5.7 percent average growth for the worldwide health information technology market on a year-over-year basis through 2018. The research firm identified CareFusion, Cerner, Dell, McKesson… Read more »

Andy Maner: Oregon College a ‘Building Block’ for IBM-Epic Military EHR Bid Team

Andy Maner: Oregon College a ‘Building Block’ for IBM-Epic Military EHR Bid Team

Leaders from IBM and Epic visited Oregon Health & Science University to evaluate how the school could support the consortium’s bid for a multibillion dollar contract to modernize the Defense Department‘s healthcare management systems, the Portland Business Journal reported… Read more »

CAE to Distribute VirtaMed’s Surgical Simulators in North America; Robert Amyot Comments

CAE to Distribute VirtaMed’s Surgical Simulators in North America; Robert Amyot Comments

CAE‘s healthcare business has signed a distributor agreement to include VirtaMed‘s interventional surgical simulators in CAE’s portfolio of medical simulation products for healthcare clients in Canada and the U.S. CAE said Friday it will distribute VirtaMed’s arthroscopic, gynecologic… Read more »

Lockheed Martin, Illumina Form Genomics Service Alliance; Horace Blackman, Jay Flatley Comment

Lockheed Martin, Illumina Form Genomics Service Alliance; Horace Blackman, Jay Flatley Comment

Lockheed Martin and Illumina have partnered to jointly develop genomics services in an effort to deliver personalized healthcare to the public. Lockheed will combine its information systems and integration resources… Read more »

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Hamilton has received 25 contracts worth almost $79 million combined to provide military health services at the U.S. Defense Department during the last quarter of fiscal year 2015. The… Read more »

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