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  • HHS Selects Winners of Health IT Issue Reporting Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Selects Winners of Health IT Issue Reporting Challenge

    The Department of Health and Human Services has named the winners of its challenge focused on software that can help clinicians address issues in health information technology and electronic health records. The Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge tasked teams to develop tools that aid EHR users in identifying, documenting and reporting potential safety issues in […] More

  • VA, GE Form 3D Medical Printing Tech Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA, GE Form 3D Medical Printing Tech Partnership

    A General Electric business unit and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to test software designed to accelerate the process to create 3D-printed models and prosthetics from hours to minutes for medical use. GE Healthcare aims to help VA manage the delivery of health care services to the department’s nine million patients and expand the […] More

  • Report: VA, Apple Mull Partnership to Give Veterans Mobile EHR Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: VA, Apple Mull Partnership to Give Veterans Mobile EHR Access

    Apple and the Department of Veterans Affairs are in talks to develop tools to help approximately nine million former service members access electronic health records with the use of iPhones, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The report said Apple also offered to provide engineering support to the department through the proposed partnership. The technology firm aims to […] More

  • BrainScope Provides Neurotech Devices to Army Medics, Clinicians - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BrainScope Provides Neurotech Devices to Army Medics, Clinicians

    BrainScope has delivered more than 170 handheld medical devices and more than 7.5K headsets to help the U.S. Army assess service members who may have experienced a mild traumatic brain injury. The company said Tuesday its BrainScope One technology uses electroencephalogram and other quantitative parameters to examine functional abnormalities and structural injuries that cause TBI. The Food and […] More

  • General Dynamics to Help CMS Develop Care Quality Measures; Kamal Narang Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics to Help CMS Develop Care Quality Measures; Kamal Narang Quoted

    General Dynamics‘ information technology business can vie for task orders to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services manage quality of the federal health care system under a potential 10-year, $1.6B contract awarded in August. The company said Friday it will continue to support CMS in the next decade as the agency looks to develop and implement health care […] More

  • Octo Consulting Wins $75M NIH IT Support Contract; Jay Shah Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Octo Consulting Wins $75M NIH IT Support Contract; Jay Shah Quoted

    Octo Consulting has won an approximately $75M multiyear contract to support the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, which operates under the National Institutes of Health. Octo will provide IT services and ServiceNow cloud implementation support to the CBIIT to help the institute address its IT needs and further its cancer treatment […] More

  • Cerner Provides Updates on DoD EHR System Deployment; Leidos' Jerry Hogge Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cerner Provides Updates on DoD EHR System Deployment; Leidos' Jerry Hogge Quoted

    Cerner has announced that the Defense Department has started to see improvements in health care services delivery following the initial deployment of its new electronic health records platform, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Travis Dalton, president of government services at Cerner, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the adoption of the MHS Genesis system has resulted […] More

  • HHS Picks Emerging Sun-Led Team to Support Indian Health Service IT Research Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Picks Emerging Sun-Led Team to Support Indian Health Service IT Research Project

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Emerging Sun a contract of an undisclosed value to conduct a research project with the goal of modernizing the Indian Health Service’s information technology systems. HHS said Wednesday Pistis and the Regenstrief Institute will support the multistage effort over the next year as subcontractors to Emerging Sun. The team will work to […] More

  • AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted

    The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Amazon Web Services to help agency-backed researchers incorporate cloud-based technologies into biomedical research efforts. AWS said Tuesday it will host various NIH data sets, such as those covered by privacy and security policies, as part of the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability initiative. Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon […] More

  • Battelle to Support CDC Lead Surveillance Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle to Support CDC Lead Surveillance Systems

    Battelle has won a contract to assist the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in efforts to monitor and cut the risk of lead poisoning in children and households. The nonprofit said Tuesday it will provide software development and data management services for CDC’s Healthy Housing Lead Poisoning Surveillance System and Childhood Blood Lead Surveillance platform. The contract […] More

  • Leidos Subsidiary Launches Mobile Clinics for Military Vets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Subsidiary Launches Mobile Clinics for Military Vets

    Leidos‘ QTC subsidiary has deployed two mobile clinics to provide healthcare support to military veterans who live in rural areas. The clinics’ staff will accommodate veterans seeking general medicine, mental health, vision, audiology, otolaryngology, radiology, laboratory examination and cardiology evaluation services, Leidos said Tuesday. Each clinic is equipped with commercial medical equipment, two exam rooms, […] More

  • Charles River Analytics Demos Trauma Prediction Tool at Army Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles River Analytics Demos Trauma Prediction Tool at Army Event

    Charles River Analytics showcased a tool built to predict traumatic injury at an open house held last month at U.S. Army‘s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center in Georgia. The company said Wednesday it presented during the event its EPIC3 application meant to aid in medical screening of wounded soldiers and help combat medics predict patient outcomes such as […] More

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