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ICF adds public health pro to oversee CDC account

ICF International Inc. has named Mike Greenwell to the position of vice president responsible for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention account.

ICF enlisted in CDC fight for HIV prevention

ICF International Inc. will provide technology assistance to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to reduce and prevent HIV transmission under a four-year, $25.9 million task order.

Northrop team helps CMS detect high-risk claims fraud

Northrop Grumman Corp. will lead a contractor team that will develop a fraud prevention system for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a four-year task order worth $77 million.

CGI triage of Pennsylvania Medicaid system saves millions

CGI will continue to provide Medicaid payment oversight for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under a six-year contract renewal worth $44.9 million.

GDIT wins $95M contract for CMS claims operations

General Dynamics Corp. will continue providing claims processing support to the Health and Human Services Department under a five-year task order that has a potential value of $95 million.

HP gains $281M renewal for Okla. health care services

HP Enterprise Services, a division of Hewlett-Packard Corp., has won a seven-year, $281 million contract extension to continue providing health care IT services for the state of Oklahoma.

Texas gets help with health IT incentive program

As feds prepare to hand out billions in health IT incentive rewards, a system integrator offering support systems and services strikes a deal with Texas.

CGI to continue operational IT care for CMS

CGI Federal Inc., the U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., will continue to provide software development and operational support services to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under a five-year task order worth $55 million.

Government health IT market shows steady growth

The pace of activity in the federal health information technology market has reached a feverish pitch in recent weeks.

Career evolution leads to Medicare project

Frank LaSota, senior manager at National Government Services Inc., runs special projects that impact millions but sees results one person at a time.

CGI Federal continues triage of CMS Web sites

CGI Federal Inc. will continue to upgrade Web sites for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a five-year contract worth $73.2 million.

HP wins $119 million Kansas Medicaid contract

HP Enterprise Services wins a two-year, $119 million extension to continue supporting the state of Kansas.

Stimulus stokes $23B in health IT opportunities

Health IT programs at the state and local level are booming thanks to the economic stimulus law, which funded nearly $23 billion for electronic health records and health information exchanges during the next six years.

Obama sets sights on next Medicare administrator

Though the White House has not made it official yet, President Obama reportedly knows who he wants to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Perot Systems wins CDC infrastructure support work

Perot Systems Corp. will provide infrastructure support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under a contract that could be worth more than $119 million.

CMS to build IT systems to track incentive payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will develop IT systems to monitor incentive payments to doctors and hospitals.

Health IT alliance to spread stimulus gospel

Allscripts, Microsoft and Cisco are now members of an alliance meeting with doctors on the health IT economic stimulus law provisions.