Healthcare IT

Serco Inc. to Help Audit USAF Medical Documents; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Inc., the British contractor’s North American arm, has received a potential $11.7 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s medical coding compliance efforts. The company said Tuesday it will examine the Air Force Medical Service documentation and help AFMS ensure codes that the branch’s treatment facilities enter into the Military …

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Metabolon to Help Veterans Affairs Build Database of Retired Military’s Metabolomic Profile

Metabolon will provide metabolomic profiling services to help the Department of Veterans Affairs identify health biological markers of military retirees through the company’s partnership with AKESOgen. The profiles will be used to build a database of genetic, military and environmental exposure, lifestyle and health information of retired service members for the department’s Million Veteran …

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State Dept Seeks Industry Help for EHR ‘Analysis of Alternatives’

The State Department has issued a request for information on vendors that can help develop an “analysis of alternatives” for an upcoming electronic health record system procurement effort. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says that DOS needs industry support to evaluate the potential advantages and risks of the department’s shared EHR services with other federal …

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Cherokee Nation Technologies to Back DoD Health Surveillance Efforts

Cherokee Nation Technologies has won a potential five-year, $55 million order from the Defense Health Agency to provide health surveillance support for the Defense Department. DoD said Thursday the company will help maintain existing infrastructure; respond to inquiries from medical and health authorities; and analyze, interpret and disseminate information on the status, …

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CSRA Eyes IT Engineering Task Orders Under $139M HHS NGITS BPA; Kamal Narang Comments

CSRA will compete for task orders to provide information technology engineering support services for the Department of Health and Human Services under a potential eight-year, $139 million blanket purchase agreement awarded in February. The company said Tuesday the Next-Generation IT Services engineering BPA covers unified communications and collaboration, enterprise mobile management, infrastructure, endpoint, …

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By Light, Cybraics Form Healthcare IT Security Partnership; Bob Donahue Comments

By Light Professional IT Services and Cybraics have partnered to expand their healthcare information security and data protection services for the government sector. The partnership seeks to integrate artificial intelligence and security analytics “as a service” platforms into By Light’s cybersecurity portfolio, the company said Monday. By Light CEO Bob Donahue said that …

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SAS, VirtualHealth to Offer Integrated Care Mgmt Platform

SAS and VirtualHealth have partnered to combine an integrated care management platform with analytics in an effort to help government agencies manage delivery of healthcare services. The alliance plans to integrate SAS’ data management, visualization and analytics tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, into VirtualHealth’s care management platform, SAS said Monday. …

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DARPA Picks 2 Firms, 2 Universities to Develop Pandemic Response Tools

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded contracts to two companies and two universities to develop tools that can help stop the spread of infectious diseases within 60 days. MedImmune, Abcellera Biologics, Duke University and Vanderbilt University will create technologies for the Pandemic Prevention Platform designed to analyze viruses for antibody discovery and assess …

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Cog-MSI Team Lands Contract to Build Army Medical Data Segregation Platform

The U.S. Army and Defense Health Agency have chosen a Cog–Management Sciences Inc. team to develop a dual-persona mobile system that can tunnel the service branch’s unclassified medical information through a classified tactical network. Cog said Thursday it will collaborate with MSI to build a prototype multilevel security platform for Army medics to …

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DARPA Taps General Atomics to Build Portable Diagnostic Platform With Sensor

A General Atomics business unit has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a portable medical device for military personnel to detect if they have come into contact with an infectious disease. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will equipe the Portable Diagnostic Platform with sensor technology and disposable cartridges …

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Tetra Tech to Help FAA Build Aerospace Medical Info System

Tetra Tech has received a potential five-year, $40 million contract to develop an aviation personnel medical information tracking system for the Federal Aviation Administration. The company said Tuesday it will provide design, architecture development, test, data analysis, training and deployment support services to FAA under the Aerospace Medicine Safety Information System contract. …

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Change Healthcare to Offer Enterprise Imaging Systems Through DLA Contract Vehicle

Change Healthcare has secured a position on the fourth iteration of the Defense Logistics Agency‘s potential 10-year Digital Imaging Network–Picture Archiving and Communications System procurement vehicle for U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. The company said Thursday that Military Health System and Veterans Health Administration customers can buy McKesson-built enterprise imaging products that are …

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