Tag Archives: pandemic

VA Launches New Tech to Support Vet Healthcare Initiatives; Gil Alterovitz Quoted

Healthcare

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched OneRecord, a consumer-facing health platform, to enable veterans to digitally access medical records from nationwide VA locations. Under the VA Lighthouse API program, OneRecord features a user-centered design, security and accessibility standards and is one of the first consumer-facing applications to connect veterans and their health data. 

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Executive Spotlight: Jennifer Felix, President and CEO of ASRC Federal

Jennifer Felix, President and CEO of ASRC Federal

Jennifer Felix, president and chief executive officer with ASRC Federal, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent rebranding effort. The rebranding initiative, which launched nearly five months after Felix took the helm in her new role, highlights corporate legacy and heritage through capability-driven messaging. Check out ExecutiveBiz.com to see the most recent Executive Spotlight interviews

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Maximus Launches Public Health Unit, Appoints Executive Leadership; Bruce Caswell, Andrew Sommers Quoted

Bruce Caswell CEO Maximus

Maximus has launched Maximus Public Health (MPH) to provide resources to help remediate COVID-19 and other public health threats for government agencies. To support the new division, Maximus has added five additional public health professionals to establish the MPH mission and structure. MPH will collaborate with academic partners, conduct research and expand partnerships with public health agencies.

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FCC Selects Everbridge to Support Emergency Management Efforts; Mike Mostow Quoted

Everbridge

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification solution to support the agency’s internal Continuity of Operations (COOP), Devolution, Pandemic, Reconstitution Plans and emergency management efforts, the company reported on Monday. Everbridge has recently renewed its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization, enabling the company to provide security and risk management for cloud products and services. 

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Charles River Analytics to Build Disease Outbreak Prediction System Under Army Contract

Charles River Analytics has secured a contract worth approximately $1 million to develop a disease outbreak prediction system for the U.S. Army. The company said Monday it will build the Predict and Analyze Novel and emerging Diseases Enabled by Models of Infection Conditions system in an effort to help Army units identify and predict emerging …

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Can Swine Flu Shut Off Internet?

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the effects of a pandemic involving the H1N1, or swine flu on the internet. The GAO believes that a pandemic will cause an exponential spike in internet traffic, significantly reducing the capabilities of the internet to provide rapid service. The report …

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