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Toni Townes-Whitley on Microsoft’s Efforts to Help Gov’t Customers Ensure Continuity of Operations

Toni Townes-Whitley Microsoft

Toni Townes-Whitley, president of U.S. regulated industries at Microsoft, has described how the company helped agencies increasingly pursue digital transformation efforts as the COVID-19 pandemic tested the government's mission resiliency. She wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense implemented Microsoft offerings, such as Bing Maps Platform and Azure Government, to support continued operations.

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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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Lumen Wins Spots on $721M & $195M VA Contracts; David Young Quoted

David Young, SVP of Lumen’s Public Sector

Lumen has secured a position as an authorized service provider on the $721 million Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Local Exchange Carrier Next Generation contract vehicle, as well as a spot on VA's $195 million Data and Wide Area Network Carrier contract vehicle. "Lumen's amazing platform for data and applications is ideally positioned to help government agencies like the VA achieve their IT modernization goals," said David Young, two-time Wash100 Award recipient and SVP for the public sector and Lumen’s global hyperscaler business.

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3D Systems to Back VHA’s Health Care Additive Manufacturing Effort

3D Systems

The Veterans Health Administration has tasked 3D Systems to help the government stand up additive manufacturing facilities at hospitals, where personnel would produce 3D-printed medical equipment. The company said Thursday it will deliver ProX SLS 6100 3D printers and related materials to establish the planned facilities and a corresponding quality management system for VHA.

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