Tag Archives: public health

ICF Chairman, President & CEO John Wasson Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Revenue Growth; Leading Company's COVID-19 Response

John Wasson Chairman

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is pleased to announced that John Wasson, chairman, president and CEO of ICF, has been named to the 2021 Wash100 Award recipients for his leadership and efforts to drive company growth, specifically in commercial energy and marketing services as well as leading the company's COVID-19 pandemic response. 

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Battelle Elects Wayne Frederick to Board of Directors; Lou Von Thaer Quoted

Dr. Wayne Frederick board member Battelle

Battelle has elected Howard University President and the Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery Dr. Wayne Frederick to the company's board of directors. “Wayne's strong background in healthcare and medical education aligns so well with Battelle's mission and strategic priorities,“ said Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Salesforce Seeks to Help Agencies Streamline Vaccine Administration With New Cloud Offering


Salesforce has launched a new cloud platform designed to help government agencies, health care institutions and other organizations manage and implement their vaccine programs. Vaccine Cloud could help public health agencies, health care providers and nonprofit organizations schedule vaccination appointments, manage staff training, logistics and inventory, facilitate recipient registration and streamline vaccine outcome monitoring.

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CDC Selects Perspecta, McKing Consulting for Geospatial Support IDIQ

A Perspecta subsidiary and McKing Consulting have won positions on a potential five-year, $48M contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to perform geospatial research, analysis and services. CDC awarded $40M to Perspecta’s enterprise services team and another $8M to McKing through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday. Tasks …

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ICF to Continue CDC Public Health Surveillance System Support

ICF has won a potential three-year, $20 million task order to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update a cloud-based public health surveillance system. The company said Thursday it will provide technical expertise and support services for the surveillance, information management, technology, data management and analytic tools of the agency’s BioSense platform. The recompete …

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IBM, FDA Partner to Explore Secure Health Data Exchange Through Blockchain Tech

IBM‘s Watson Health unit and the Food and Drug Administration have entered into a two-year research agreement to study the use of blockchain technology to facilitate a secure exchange of health data. The company said Wednesday the partnership will initially focus on oncology-related information and look into the exchange of owner-mediated data from sources such …

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ICF Secures CDC Public Health Communication Support Contracts; Kris Tremaine Comments

ICF has secured nine contracts worth a combined $34.4 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support CDC’s public health campaigns. CDC will use the company’s campaign development, creative, digital advertising, social marketing and media, stakeholder and traditional engagement expertise to facilitate  multiple projects such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program, ICF said Friday. The …

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Cornell University Gets USDOT Funds for Transportation Research; Oliver Gao Comments

The Transportation Department has awarded Cornell University up to $7 million in funds to lead a research initiative meant to explore technologies that could help reduce potential adverse effects of transportation on public health and the environment, Cornell Chronicle reported Thursday. Tom Fleischman writes Cornell will lead a consortium of …

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Wanda Gamble on Battelle’s Federal Health Analytics Collaborations & Agencies’ Precision Medicine Goals

Wanda Gamble oversees the health and analytics unit at Battelle as a vice president for the nonprofit science and research organization whose federal healthcare clients include the departments of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs, HHS components and the Military Health System. She joined Columbus, Ohio-headquartered Battelle in 2012 after three years at …

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