Tag Archives: Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Seeks Proposals for Game-Based Training IDIQ

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for proposals for a potential five-year contract to provide gaming training products for the Veterans Health Administration. VA said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Dec. 21 the Serious Educational Game Solutions contract will be a set-aside program for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses …

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PV Puvvada Chosen for Professional Services Council Board, Exec Committee, Civilian Agencies Panel

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has been re-elected to a three-year term on the Professional Services Council board of directors and newly elected to serve on the council’s executive committee. Unisys said Friday Puvvada was also selected to chair PSC’s Civilian Agencies Council that oversees acquisition policies and strategies …

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ID.me Helps VA Implement Online Veteran Healthcare Mgmt Tools; Blake Hall Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented tools from small business ID.me in the agency’s online portal designed to help veterans manage their healthcare and benefits electronically. VA said Wednesday that Vets.gov has met the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Level of Assurance 3 standard for information assurance to provide …

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Engility to Update, Maintain VA Budget Tracking Tool; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a potential $16.8 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to operate, update and maintain a government-owned off-the-shelf application that works to help VA manage programs and operations. The company said Friday the contract contains four 12-month option periods with optional tasks for software upgrades in support of VA’s Budget …

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VA, Flow Health Partner to Build Medical Knowledge Graph for AI Training

The Department of Veterans Affairs has forged a five-year alliance with Flow Health to develop a medical knowledge graph that will incorporate deep learning to aid medical decision-making and train artificial intelligence systems on how to personalize care plans. The VA-Flow Health partnership aims to understand common elements that impact a person’s susceptibility …

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Octo Consulting to Help Modernize Army’s Electronic Medical Records System

Octo Consulting Group has secured a potential three-year, $5 million contract from the U.S. Army‘s medical communications for combat casualty care product management office to support the service branch’s military health records system modernization project. The company said Thursday it will develop a medical information system for the Army to manage …

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Dominion Consulting to Help VA Adopt USDA’s Financial Mgmt Platform

Dominion Consulting has received a contract of an undisclosed value to support the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ migration to the Agriculture Department‘s financial management platform, AlexandriaNews reported Thursday. The report said the contract covers independent validation and verification services intended to help VA replace its current mainframe legacy financial system with the CGI-built Momentum platform. The General …

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Knowesis Chosen for Veterans Affairs Video Production Support Contract

Knowesis has received a contract for video production services in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Voluntary Service program that seeks to promote education, awareness, recruitment and retention initiatives. The company said Wednesday it will work to deliver engagement pieces, public services announcements and other presentation media aimed at veterans and legal-aged …

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Red Hat Symposium to Focus on Government IT Modernization; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat will hold its annual symposium Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia to highlight the role of open source technology in digital transformation efforts across the government sector. The company said Wednesday it expects the 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium to draw more than 650 government and industry professionals to help address information technology challenges that public sector agencies face. …

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Personalis Lands VA Task Order for Veteran DNA Sequencing, Data Analysis Services

Personalis has received an additional task order from the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform whole genome sequencing and bioinformatics analysis services as part of VA’s program to study how genetic variations can affect the health of former service members. The company said Thursday it will use its algorithms and computing infrastructure at …

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