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Harry Greenspun: Healthcare Industry Should be Retooled

Dell Inc. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Harry Greenspun has written a book with Jim Champy that details ways healthcare organizations can rework themselves to be more efficient. Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery was released in June and takes into account current events shaping the …

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McAfee CTO Eric Cole Outlines Ways to Protect Medical Data

With the rise in popularity of electronic health records, many healthcare organizations are concerned with protecting the data of their patients’ medical records. In 2009, organizations were required to list their names on a Department of Health and Human Services website if they had exposed more than 500 persons’ medical …

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Lockheed Martin Makes Fiscal Announcement

Lockheed Martin has issued the following statement: “Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] today announced that its board of directors has authorized a fourth-quarter 2010 dividend of $0.75 per-share. This is the eighth consecutive annual increase in Lockheed Martin’s quarterly dividend rate, which is a $0.12 or 19 percent increase over …

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New Juniper Networks Report Points to Green Trends

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has issued its first Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Report. The document, titled “The New Network — Changing the World,” notes the firm’s “green IT, employee and community engagement and sustainable business operations around the world.” “With continued resource depletion and the rising of greenhouse gas emissions, …

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Thursday Transactions

This week, BAE Systems agreed to purchase L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.’s Intelligence Services Group, formed by the businesses SpecTal, LLC, Advanced Concepts, Inc., and McClendon, LLC. ITT Corporation has an agreement in place with SRA International, Inc. to acquire SRA’s Airport Operations Solutions group. Dave Melcher, president of ITT Defense …

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Applied Signal Technology Books Deal Worth $232M

Applied Signal Technology, Inc. announced today it has received an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from an undisclosed customer. Under the five-year contract, which has a total ceiling value of $232 million, AST will provide a wide range of advanced ISR capabilities and related services to the U.S. government. AST …

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Juniper Networks Highlights Green IT Initiatives in New Report

Juniper Networks has published its first annual Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Report, titled “The New Network — Changing the World,” detailing the company’s efforts around green IT, employee and community engagement and sustainable business operations across the globe. “With continued resource depletion and the rising of greenhouse gas emissions, we …

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Dell Provides West Point Cadets with Technology, Storage Solutions

The United States Military Academy at West Point has chosen Dell to provide its 10th consecutive issue of personal-computing solutions to incoming cadets, continuing a relationship that underscores the tech company’s commitment to support learning in higher education through technology West Point’s Class of 2014 represents the 10th consecutive class …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, BAE Systems signed a contract with the FBI to provide critical information security safeguards, including certification and accreditation. General Dynamics won a $68 million contract to provide Abrams Tank systems technical support for the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command. Lockheed Martin picked up a $10 million contract …

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ICF Books $31.8M Deal to Provide IT, Support to NCTR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded ICF International a $31.8 million re-compete contract to provide IT and scientific support services to the National Center for Toxicological Research. The contract has a term of approximately five years, including four option years. ICF will support the NCTR center in Jefferson, …

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SRA to Sell Airport Operations Solutions Group to ITT

Today, SRA International announced it will sell its Airport Operations Solutions (AOS) group to ITT Corporation. AOS is known for its development of AirScene.com, a web-based application and database that ensures consistency of airport system data and manages revenue and operations for more than 50 U.S. airports. “The AOS group’s …

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