Tag Archives: Department of Veteran Affairs

Optum Awarded Two VA Healthcare Services Contracts

Optum‘s federal government health services unit has secured two contracts from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide medical disability exams and telehealth lifestyle coaching services to military veterans. The company said Wednesday its OptumServe business will perform scheduled lifestyle consultation over the phone to help veterans who receive care from 20 VA …

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Golden Svcs to Provide Protective Services to NASA Facilities in Ohio

NASA has awarded Golden Svcs a potential five-year, $33.4 million contract to help secure two facilities managed by the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Ohio. The company will support emergency and badge management, physical security and personnel security, medical first response, traffic and gate control, security incident and dispatch and patrol operations at GRC’s …

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VA Intends to Procure Rivera Group’s Modeling Software

The Department of Veteran Affairs plans to award Rivera Group a sole-source contract on Sept. 6 to deliver and maintain a modeling software. VA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice that Rivera Group will provide its Eagle6 software to help detect vulnerabilities in the department’s VistA electronic health record system. The software will support security remediation, standardization …

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Interview with Teresa Weipert: SGSI ‘Poised’ to Help Government Adopt Customer Service Tools

In July 2015, Sutherland Global Services created the Sutherland Government Solutions, Inc. (SGSI) to better serve the specific needs of its government clients.   Sutherland Global Services has been around since 1986 and is a world leader in technology-enabled business process services. They are a process transformation company for major …

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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 …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: Companies Should Invest in Skill Development Programs for Veterans

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said companies should invest in development programs that will work to address the mismatch between veterans’ skills and civilian job requirements. Testoni wrote in an opinion piece published Friday on The Huffington Post that veterans face challenges in aligning their …

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VA Dept Orders AM General’s Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

AM General‘s Mobility Ventures subsidiary has received an order from the Department of Veteran Affairs for five wheelchair-accessible vehicles through bus distributor Master’s Transportation. Mobility Ventures said Tuesday VA will use the MV-1 vehicles at medical centers in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee. MV-1 was added to Master’s Transportation’s General Services Administration Schedule contract in …

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VA, IBM Enter Partnership to Use Watson Cognitive System For Cancer Treatment Identification

IBM‘s Watson Health business unit and the Department of Veteran Affairs have formed a public-private partnership to help VA doctors identify personalized cancer treatment options for veterans. The VA said Wednesday scientists and pathologists will use IBM’s Watson for Genomics technology to determine possible cancer-causing mutations from patients’ genetic alteration files and identify …

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Calibre Enters Partnership With Triple-i for Veterans Affairs IT Services IDIQ

Calibre has partnered with Information Innovators Inc. to offer a range of information technology and project management services under the Department of Veteran Affairs‘ Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract vehicle. Alexandria, Virginia-based Calibre said Friday it will work to support Triple-i’s position as a prime contractor for the VA’s T4NG vehicle …

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HP Wins up to $543M to Improve VA Hospital Operations; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Enterprise Services has won a prime position on a real-time location system contract worth up to $543 million to procure and deploy management systems for the Department of Veteran Affairs, according to a company statement. “The VA meets today’s federal healthcare requirements by providing an agile, flexible and innovative platform for improved operational …

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SAIC Awarded Contract by VA

SAIC announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide IT services in support of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology program. The contract has a five-year base period of performance and a ceiling value of $12 billion. SAIC will provide IT …

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