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  • CSRA Subsidary's Plague Vaccine Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSRA Subsidary’s Plague Vaccine Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation

    A plague vaccine being developed by a CSRA subsidiary has received orphan drug status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for pre-exposure prophlaxis of Yersinia pestis infection. CSRA said Wednesday its DynPort Vaccine Company works with the Defense Department on the development of the recombinant rF1V plague vaccine that will be added to the DoD’s medical countermeasures portfolio […] More

  • IBM's Keith Salzman Cites Govt Programs That Aim to Help Address Substance Abuse Disorders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM's Keith Salzman Cites Govt Programs That Aim to Help Address Substance Abuse Disorders

    Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s global business services unit, has said federal, state and local government agencies have partnered with companies and nonprofit organizations to launch efforts that seek to address drug and alcohol use as well as substance abuse disorders in communities. Salzman wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the U.S. Surgeon General’s report […] More

  • ICF Secures CDC Public Health Communication Support Contracts; Kris Tremaine Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF Secures CDC Public Health Communication Support Contracts; Kris Tremaine Comments

    ICF has secured nine contracts worth a combined $34.4 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support CDC’s public health campaigns. CDC will use the company’s campaign development, creative, digital advertising, social marketing and media, stakeholder and traditional engagement expertise to facilitate  multiple projects such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program, ICF said Friday. The first task order covers support for tobacco […] More

  • ICF Secures CDC Data & Analytics Support Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF Secures CDC Data & Analytics Support Contracts

    ICF has received a set of contracts worth up to $44.5 million combined from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out data and analytics support services for the agency. The consulting and technology services provider said Wednesday the contracts include two multiple-award blanket purchase agreements with the division of healthcare statistics within CDC’s National Center for […] More

  • CSRA Unveils New HPC Service Model to Bolster Info Processing Speeds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSRA Unveils New HPC Service Model to Bolster Info Processing Speeds

    CSRA will integrate information technology systems with high-performance computing services to help government agencies process information at a faster pace in a push to support decision-making speeds in areas such as climate change, scientific research and space exploration. The company said Wednesday the new HPC service model will work to support HPC customer requirements within a common […] More

  • Premier Survey: Health System Leaders Begin Strategies for Potential Zika Outbreak - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Premier Survey: Health System Leaders Begin Strategies for Potential Zika Outbreak

    Charlotte, North Carolina-based healthcare strategies developer Premier has found that U.S. hospitals conduct patient education, staff training, screening, surveillance and reporting to prepare for a potential outbreak of the Zika virus. Premier said Monday health system C-suite leaders have led efforts to address the disease based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “As we monitor the implications for the possible […] More

  • ICF to Support CDC Communications Campaign for Opioid Abuse Risk Awareness - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF to Support CDC Communications Campaign for Opioid Abuse Risk Awareness

    ICF International has received a two-year, $4.8 million task order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control in support of the agency’s communications campaign for opioid abuse risk awareness. The company said Thursday it will manage the development and placement of the campaign’s digital and social media advertisements, create social media […] More

  • Northrop to Support Natl Chronic Disease Prevention System Under $53M CDC Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Support Natl Chronic Disease Prevention System Under $53M CDC Contract

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded a $52.7 million recompete contract to Northrop Grumman to provide technical services for the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Northrop said Monday it will help the NCCDPHP’s Office of Informatics and Information Resource Management to manage information technology services, applications, tools and procedures related to the Chronic Disease […] More

  • DRT Strategies Awarded CDC Contract for Web, IT & Graphics Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRT Strategies Awarded CDC Contract for Web, IT & Graphics Support

    DRT Strategies has received a 29-month, $3.9 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for web, information technology and graphics support services. DRT Strategies said Monday it will redesign and modernize CDC’s websites to include social media, data visualization, mobile apps and collaboration sites to help support communication within the public health community. “This contract […] More

  • FDA OKs Emergency Use of Hologic's Zika Virus Diagnostic Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FDA OKs Emergency Use of Hologic’s Zika Virus Diagnostic Tool

    Massachusetts-based medical technology developer Hologic has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a device the company developed to help clinicians detect Zika virus infections. Hologic said Friday its Aptima molecular diagnostic assay is designed for qualitative detection of ribonucleic acid from the mosquito-borne virus in human blood samples. The assay is based on the company’s Panther system that works to […] More

  • HHS, FDA Vet Melissa Chapman Joins Triple-i as BD, Capture Unit VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS, FDA Vet Melissa Chapman Joins Triple-i as BD, Capture Unit VP

    Melissa Chapman, a former chief information officer and deputy assistant secretary from the Department of Health and Human Services, has joined Springfield, Virginia-based information technology services company Information Innovators Inc. as new vice president of the business development and capture unit. Chapman joined the company in May and has since led its HHS market growth strategy through subject matter and technical […] More

  • ICF Gets CDC Operations & Modernization Support Task Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF Gets CDC Operations & Modernization Support Task Orders

    ICF International has received two task orders with a combined value of $14.4 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide operations and modernization services in support of the Laboratory Response Network. ICF said Wednesday it will extend data exchange and laboratory informatics services support to LRN as it works to address public health threats and […] More

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