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.

General Dynamics unit gets Medicare contract

General Dynamics IT's VIPS unit wins contract from Medicare and Medicaid services center.

Consultancy helps health care agencies with info needs

Customer Value Partners Inc. wants improve the quality of information health care agencies give to the public.

IBM, SSA launch federal health records exchange

The system will speed the processing of disability claims.

CGI to upgrade Medicare Part D services

CGI Federal Inc. will expand its technology services to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a new contract that could be worth as much as $135 million.

EDS to manage CMS data center operations

EDS Corp. will operate data centers for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a six-year task order with a ceiling value of $19.8 million.

The prognosis is good for state and local health IT

The need for efficiency and a boost from the stimulus package are driving health IT opportunities.

Budget gives boost to IT, health care

The Health and Human Services Department would get money to increase techology, research and program integrity under the HHS $76.8 billion request.

Stimulus to generate $4.5B state and local tech spending

Contractors doing business with state and local governments should expect to see $4.5 billion worth of new information technology opportunities from the proposed economic stimulus package, according to Input Inc.

EDS to triage Medicare claims in Northeast states

EDS will assist the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administer claims payments in the Northeast under a $176 million contract.

CSC to build Medicaid system for North Carolina

Computer Sciences Corp. will install and operate Medicaid payment systems for the state of North Carolina under a $265 million contract.

Unisys extends New Jersey Medicaid pact

Unisys Corp. will continue processing and paying Medicaid claims for New Jersey under a contract extension.