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Oracle Helps NIH Build Cloud-Based Clinical Trial Registry

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Oracle has built a cloud application system for a National Institutes of Health component to identify qualified participants for large-scale clinical trials of vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapies for the novel coronavirus. The registry is designed to screen indviduals who have volunteered to join tests through the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' COVID-19 Prevention Network, Oracle said Thursday.

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Keith Johnson: NITAAC Wants CIO-SP4 IT Contract to Provide More Opportunities for Small Businesses

The Chief Information Officer - Solutions and Partners 3 governmentwide acquisition contract, which has unrestricted and small business tracks, is set to expire in May 2022 and the National Institute of Health’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center plans to move the potential $40B CIO-SP4 contract for IT products and services to one GWAC to offer more opportunities to small businesses, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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Cloud Could Help Agencies Accelerate Innovation Through Data Analysis; AWS’ Brett McMillen Quoted

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Government and industry leaders took part in Government Matters’ Tech Leadership Series: Innovation program to discuss how cloud computing helps agencies advance innovation, deliver citizen services and carry out their missions. One of the key themes discussed during the program is the cloud’s role in enabling agencies to store and analyze large datasets to advance public service innovation, according to an Amazon Web Services blog post published Monday.

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White House Asks Tech Firms to Help Combat COVID-19; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House on Wednesday called on technology companies to help the government in its campaign against the new coronavirus, The Hill reported Wednesday. “The White House’s top priority is ensuring the safety and health of the American people amid the COVID-19 outbreak," Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during a phone call Wednesday. "Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort."

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