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  • Serco VP Karen Shields Receives FedHealthIT Award; Dave Dacquino Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco VP Karen Shields Receives FedHealthIT Award; Dave Dacquino Quoted

    Karen Shields, vice president of health services at Serco‘s North American arm, has been selected for the FedHealthIT 100 list of prominent individuals in the federal health information technology industry. She oversees Serco Inc.‘s business processing, consulting and operational service offerings for federal, state and local government health care programs, the company said Wednesday. Shields joined the Herndon, […] More

  • VA, GE Form 3D Medical Printing Tech Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA, GE Form 3D Medical Printing Tech Partnership

    A General Electric business unit and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to test software designed to accelerate the process to create 3D-printed models and prosthetics from hours to minutes for medical use. GE Healthcare aims to help VA manage the delivery of health care services to the department’s nine million patients and expand the […] More

  • Report: VA, Apple Mull Partnership to Give Veterans Mobile EHR Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: VA, Apple Mull Partnership to Give Veterans Mobile EHR Access

    Apple and the Department of Veterans Affairs are in talks to develop tools to help approximately nine million former service members access electronic health records with the use of iPhones, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The report said Apple also offered to provide engineering support to the department through the proposed partnership. The technology firm aims to […] More

  • HHS Picks Emerging Sun-Led Team to Support Indian Health Service IT Research Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS Picks Emerging Sun-Led Team to Support Indian Health Service IT Research Project

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Emerging Sun a contract of an undisclosed value to conduct a research project with the goal of modernizing the Indian Health Service’s information technology systems. HHS said Wednesday Pistis and the Regenstrief Institute will support the multistage effort over the next year as subcontractors to Emerging Sun. The team will work to […] More

  • Leidos Makes Top 100 Healthcare Informatics Companies List; Jon Scholl Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Makes Top 100 Healthcare Informatics Companies List; Jon Scholl Comments

    Leidos has landed the ninth spot on Healthcare Informatics magazine’s list of the top 100 U.S. companies that have recorded the highest sales from healthcare information technology products and services in the previous year. The company said Monday it has ranked among the top 10 vendors on the annual Healthcare Informatics 100 list for the second consecutive […] More

  • Change Healthcare, McKesson Unveil New Health IT Company, Form Executive Leadership Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Change Healthcare, McKesson Unveil New Health IT Company, Form Executive Leadership Team

    Change Healthcare Holdings and McKesson have launched healthcare information technology company Change Healthcare, which combines CHC’s business and majority of McKesson’s technology solutions unit. The new company also appointed 11 individuals to its executive leadership team, Mckesson said Thursday. Change Healthcare CEO Neil de Crescenzo said the company has 15,000 team members who will work with customers and partners […] More

  • Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

    Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically. Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, said Thursday VA’s Access to Care platform is built and hosted in […] More

  • Indigenous Technologies-Telos Team to Help Manage Indian Health Service IT Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Indigenous Technologies-Telos Team to Help Manage Indian Health Service IT Network

    The Department of Health and Human Services has selected a team composed of Indigenous Technologies and Telos to help operate the Indian Health Service‘s information technology network that supports care services delivery for American Indian and Alaska Native people. The team will host infrastructure engineering and operations services through a Telos facility in Las Vegas and help IHS […] More

  • Leidos to Offer Healthcare IT, Cyber Services via GSA Schedule 70 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Offer Healthcare IT, Cyber Services via GSA Schedule 70

    The General Services Administration has selected Leidos to provide healthcare information technology and cybersecurity services to customer agencies via the company’s position on the IT Schedule 70 governmentwide contract vehicle. Leidos said Wednesday the multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract will run through Dec. 12, 2032, and has no price ceiling limit. Gerry Fasano, chief of business development and strategy at Leidos, said the expanded […] More

  • Intel, VMware Form Healthcare IT Security Partnership; Jennifer Esposito, Frank Nydam Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel, VMware Form Healthcare IT Security Partnership; Jennifer Esposito, Frank Nydam Comment

    Intel‘s health and life sciences unit and VMware will collaborate on a program that seeks to help global healthcare organizations identify strategies to increase their security postures and reduce threat risks. VMware said Monday it will support Intel’s Healthcare Security Readiness Program  through a complimentary service offering for healthcare information technology teams to gain insights into an organization’s risk mitigation capacity. “Many breaches including […] More

  • CACI's Klaus Schafer to Present at Healthcare IT Conference in Florida - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI’s Klaus Schafer to Present at Healthcare IT Conference in Florida

    Klaus Schafer, chief medical officer at CACI International, will present at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s conference in Orlando, Florida on Feb. 20 and 21. CACI said Friday Schafer will discuss the need for healthcare system modernization programs to support the collection of data and electronic health information; facilitate  interoperability; increase data security and integrity; and transform care […] More

  • CMS to Extend Use of McKesson InterQual Criteria for Medicare Auditing Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CMS to Extend Use of McKesson InterQual Criteria for Medicare Auditing Efforts

    McKesson‘s health solutions business has received a contract to continue to provide the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services access to company-developed criteria for Medicare services auditing programs. InterQual Criteria works to help administrative law judges, Medicare fiscal intermediaries and administrative contractors, quality improvement organizations and CMS departments to make evidence-based clinical decisions and manage care, McKesson […] More

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