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  • UnitedHealthcare Donates $1M to Connecticut Children's Medical Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UnitedHealthcare Donates $1M to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

    UnitedHealthcare has donated $1 million to the Office for Community Child Health of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in order to support care delivery functions. The office will use the proceeds to create a Maintenance of Certification program to help train primary care pediatricians in managing diseases such as asthma and obesity, the company announced Tuesday. […] More

  • Philips Unveils Plans, Targets for 2016 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Philips Unveils Plans, Targets for 2016

    Royal Philips has increased its financial targets for 2016 seek to build its lighting and consumer lifestyle portfolios in the next two years as part of its Accelerate! efficiency plan. According to Frans van Houten, Royal Philips CEO, the company is on track to meet its 2013 goals and expects to show profit in the […] More

  • Accenture, Trinity Health Team Up For Patient Care Initiative; Paul Conlon Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture, Trinity Health Team Up For Patient Care Initiative; Paul Conlon Comments

    Accenture recently collaborated with Trinity Health to help manage clinical care and treatment for more than 10,000 clinicians at the latter’s 49 hospitals. The collaboration sought to determine system-wide opportunities for managing clinical and disease management outcomes, Accenture said Tuesday, through the Unified Clinical Organization model, which seeks to coordinate care and help standardize care practices. UCO was formed […] More

  • CGI to Develop Rates, Benefits Comparison Tool for CMS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI to Develop Rates, Benefits Comparison Tool for CMS

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded CGI Federal a two-year, $8.9 million contract to design, develop and implement an information system for comparing rates and benefits from health insurance providers. The system will be developed for the CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight and the information will be made available on Healthcare.gov. […] More

  • Data Analytics from ACS, A Xerox Company, Help Hospitals Make Decisions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Data Analytics from ACS, A Xerox Company, Help Hospitals Make Decisions

    Software solutions from ACS, A Xerox Company, help health care providers use data that allows them to identify and treat chronic disease, eliminate a patient's return trip to the hospital, and predict and prevent medical complications. Signings for ACS' Midas+ software suite tripled in the first half of 2011, helping providers collect and analyze information about physicians, patients and medicine to […] More

  • IBM and WellPoint Putting Watson to Work in Health Care - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM and WellPoint Putting Watson to Work in Health Care

    IBM and WellPoint, Inc. announced an agreement today to create the first commercial applications of IBM’s Watson technology. The agreement assigns WellPoint to develop and launch Watson-based solutions in order to improve patient care through the delivery of up-to-date evidence based health care. IBM will develop the base Watson healthcare technology which WellPoint’s solution will […] More

  • Profile: Rich Martin of CGI Federal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Profile: Rich Martin of CGI Federal

    Rich Martin is a vice president of CGI Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI. Martin is a senior account executive with CGI, responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of professional services to CGI’s federal health clients and for growing the CGI presence in the federal market. Martin's responsibilities include business strategy and planning, delivery oversight […] More

  • HHS Launches HealthCare.gov on Facebook - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Launches HealthCare.gov on Facebook

    The Department of Health and Human Services this week announced it had launched a new Facebook page HealthCare.gov to inform people about the Affordable Care Act. On the page, users can search for a health-insurance provider using the HHS' “Insurance Finder“ tool, read blogs and watch webcasts, and connect with other users. “HealthCare.gov on Facebook […] More

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    Champy, Greenspun Outline Ideas for Health Care Overhaul

    Our health care system needs redesign, according to book written by Jim Champy and Harry Greenspun, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Dell Inc. Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery outlines how health care organizations can harness technology, focus on prevention and reduce costs to become more efficient. In the light […] More

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