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CGI’s Horace Blackman: Agencies Should ‘Reimagine the Value Chain’ in Tech Modernization Efforts

Horace Blackman SVP CGI

Horace Blackman, senior vice president of consulting services at CGI, told Government Matters in an interview posted Thursday that agencies should consider the option of “reimagining the value chain” as they decide whether to update or replace legacy information technology platforms. “When we talk about reimagining the value chain, it’s looking at the mission and asking the question how can we best leverage technology to support this mission,” said Blackman.

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed to Support VA Health Benefits Enrollment System Modernization

Lockheed Martin‘s Systems Made Simple subsidiary has been awarded a 39-month, $33.3 million task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs update and maintain VA’s Enrollment Health Benefits Determination system. The subsidiary will provide technical architecture analysis and design and management services to the EHBD program as well as develop enrollment platforms and VistA electronic health records …

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Lockheed’s Systems Made Simple Lands VA Claims Processing Task Order; Horace Blackman Comments

Systems Made Simple has been awarded a five-year task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs process disability claims and streamline the delivery of benefits to retired service personnel. The Lockheed Martin-owned company won the task order through the Transformation Twenty One Total Technology contract worth approximately $262 million, …

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Lockheed to Update Veterans Educational Benefits Processing System; Horace Blackman Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected Lockheed Martin's Systems Made Simple subsidiary to update a system the VA uses to process educational benefits for veterans and their families. Systems Made Simple will collaborate with the VA to identify and select beneficiaries, monitor education outcomes and refresh interfaces for the Chapter 33 system, Lockheed …

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Intel, Big Cloud Analytics to Develop Sensor-Based Tools Via Lockheed's Health Tech Alliance; Horace Blackman Comments

Intel and Big Cloud Analytics will collaborate to develop sensor-based platforms designed to collect patient data for use in population and individual health analysis through a Lockheed Martin-led healthcare alliance, BSMInfo reported Monday. The Lockheed Martin Healthcare Technology Alliance is comprised of Intel, Cloudera, Montgomery College, Cisco and Illumina and aims …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed to Support VA Through Subsidiary’s Medical Scheduling Tech Contract

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has partnered with Lockheed Martin-owned company Systems Made Simple to update an infrastructure that VA uses to schedule medical appointments for veterans. Systems Made Simple said Monday that VA’s Medical Appointment Scheduling System will be built to help manage the department’s electronic health records, …

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Lockheed Forms Healthcare Tech Alliance; Horace Blackman Comments

Lockheed Martin has formed a healthcare technology alliance to consolidate the health information technology services of partners such as academic institutions and medical technology firms. The company said Wednesday group members include Cisco, Cloudera, Illumina, Intel and Montgomery College. Alliance members will work to develop technology services for efforts to protect patient data, …

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Lockheed Martin, Illumina Form Genomics Service Alliance; Horace Blackman, Jay Flatley Comment

Lockheed Martin and Illumina have partnered to jointly develop genomics services in an effort to deliver personalized healthcare to the public. Lockheed will combine its information systems and integration resources with Illumina's genetic sequencing tools in the project that aims to help countries consolidate genomics into their national health systems, Lockheed said …

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Lockheed’s Horace Blackman: Health IT, Info Security, Cloud Commodification Are Top Trends in 2015

Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin, has highlighted health IT, information security and infrastructure commodification as key trends in the federal market for 2015 in an interview with Federal News Radio posted Monday. Blackman told anchor Francis Rose that trends in medical devices and applications, cloud and the security and …

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Lockheed’s Horace Blackman: ‘Biggest Opportunities’ Lie in Federal Health IT Space

Horace Blackman, Lockheed Martin's vice president of health and life sciences, attributes new business growth opportunities to the federal health information technology market, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Jay Hancock writes Lockheed Martin's business with the Department of Health and Human Services has more than doubled to $300 million annually since 2006. “The biggest opportunities I would …

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