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  • Avaya to Install Comm Network at VA Medical Center; Chris Formant Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Avaya to Install Comm Network at VA Medical Center; Chris Formant Comments

    Avaya Government Solutions and one of its channel partners will provide a new communications network for a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Washington, Avaya announced Monday. Avaya and Standard Communications will implement the new network, providing 1,700 staff with new communications capabilities and nearly 7,000 updated communications end points, Internet protocol phones and […] More

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    Richmond, Hawaii To Host DoD-VA Health Records Test; Karen Guice Comments

    The Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs will start testing components of their integrated electronic health record system in October, Federal Times reports. DoD houses testing facilities in Richmond, Va. and Hawaii’s Maui island, where the departments and contractors will test how legacy systems interact with new components of the iEHR system. The VA uses […] More

  • Harris To Build Wireless Infrastructure For VA Medical Centers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris To Build Wireless Infrastructure For VA Medical Centers

    Harris Corp. will build a mobile network infrastructure for Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, the company announced Tuesday. The VA’s office of information and technology gave the company a $19 million contract to develop and provide training for the wireless infrastructure. The company received the contract through the department’s Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology, or […] More

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    Pentagon Taking IT Lead For Joint VA EHR System; Jonathan Woodson Comments

    The Defense Department will provide the majority of information technology architecture for the Pentagon’s joint electronic health record system with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Nextgov’s Bob Brewin reports. Dr. Jonathan Woodson, assistant defense secretary for health affairs, said in an April report to Congress that the Defense Information Systems Agency will save the health […] More

  • Harris To Provide Wi-Fi At VA Hospitals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris To Provide Wi-Fi At VA Hospitals

    Harris Corp. has won a $19.4 million task order to install Wi-Fi systems at hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs, NextGov reports. The Melbourne, Fla.-based communications and contracting firm will install Wi-Fi and real-time tracking systems at 26 sites. Nearly 111 VA facilities do not have Wi-Fi that supports real-time tracking equipment and […] More

  • SAIC Wins VA Benefit System Program Support Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Wins VA Benefit System Program Support Task Order

    SAIC Inc. has won a potential $37 million task order to provide program management and support operations for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ benefits system, the company announced Thursday. The order includes one base year and an additional option year under the Army’s Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 Services contract. The Space and Naval Warfare […] More

  • Northrop to Present Health Tech, Blue Button at Las Vegas Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Present Health Tech, Blue Button at Las Vegas Conference

    Northrop Grumman will present the company’s health technology offerings at a conference in Las Vegas from Feb. 20 through Feb. 24. Northrop said it will feature programs for electronic health records, mobile health applications, health analytics and informatics and national health systems. The company said it will demonstrate its GOmobile clinical tablet at the Healthcare Information and […] More

  • Young GovCon Exec Watch: Jake Zimmerman, STG Inc. Director of Business Development for Civilian Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Young GovCon Exec Watch: Jake Zimmerman, STG Inc. Director of Business Development for Civilian Agencies

    Jake Zimmerman grew up around the GovCon industry and despite his ripe age, he has positioned himself to expand STG Inc.’s federal footprint as the company’s director of business development for civilian agencies. After graduating from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2009, the 24-year-old joined Command and Control Systems as a business development executive. […] More

  • Mobility, Social Media Highlight IDC's 2012 Government IT Forecast - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mobility, Social Media Highlight IDC's 2012 Government IT Forecast

    Operational efficiency, mobility, smart government and economic stability will be the key themes of government investment in information technology for 2012, according to a forecast from IDC Government Insights. As covered by InformationWeek, IDC predicts governments at all levels will spend nearly $82.4 billion on hardware, software and IT services in 2012. IDC found that […] More

  • Harris Wins VA, DoD Contracts to Complete Vision and Eye Injury Registry for Service Members - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins VA, DoD Contracts to Complete Vision and Eye Injury Registry for Service Members

      Harris Corp. recently won two multi-year contracts from the Veterans Affairs Department and the Defense Department, the company announced today. The contracts, totaling $17.1 million, call on Harris to help improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of eye-related injuries and diseases affecting active-duty service members and veterans. On a $2.8 million contract, Harris will operate, maintain […] More

  • Data Recognition Corporation Wins Survey Contract with the VA; SVP Doug Russell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Data Recognition Corporation Wins Survey Contract with the VA; SVP Doug Russell Comments

    Data Recognition Corporation has announced today it has been awarded a contact by the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct quarterly surveys of its employees to monitor and improve their satisfaction and productivity. “Our success in providing effective and efficient survey solutions to agencies and departments in the U.S. Federal Government played a role in […] More

  • VA Announces Finalists for Innovation Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Announces Finalists for Innovation Competition

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced this week the twelve finalists that have been selected for the latest innovation initiative competition. The competition, which aims to generate new ideas to help service-disabled veterans obtain meaningful employment, received more than 700 proposals submitted by department employees. According to VA, peer review, enabled by crowd-sourcing technology […] More

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