Tag Archives: Healthcare

KBR Raises Over $532K to Support COVID-19 Frontline Workers; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie

KBR has raised more than $532 thousand for nine local and national charities at its 14th annual charity golf tournament, the company reported on Monday. The tournament has raised over $6.5 million for nonprofit organizations that support health, education and safety, since its launch in 2007. 

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GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

General Services

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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CNSI Forms Board of Advisors; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

CNSI

CNSI has formed a Board of Advisors, featuring healthcare and technology experts that will advise the company on industry trends, policy initiatives. The advisors will also provide innovative ways to support clients’ goals to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. “I am grateful that this diverse group of healthcare and technology experts and thought leaders have agreed to serve on CNSI’s Board of Advisors,” said Todd Stottlemyer.

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ECS Enters Strategic Partnership with ISM; George Wilson Quoted

George Wilson

ECS has entered into a strategic partnership with Integrated Solutions Management (ISM), a business transformation accelerator that works with large organizations to drive successful Internet of Things (IoT) and IT strategies. “We are thrilled to partner with ISM,” said George Wilson, president of ECS and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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JAIC, DIU Partner for AI-Based Diagnostic Pathology Initiatives

AI-Based

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) are collaborating on efforts to use AI algorithms to establish new medical diagnostic techniques and improve the management of health data. DIU and JAIC expect to continue work on the Predictive Health initiative as the Warfighter Health team prepares to transition to JAIC’s Joint Common Foundation (JCF) development platform.

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TAH Leverages SAP Digital Solutions to Support Digital Transformation; Hiroshi Nagumo, Rick Larrieu Quoted

SAP

SAP SE has announced that Terumo Americas Holding (TAH) has integrated SAP S/4HANA and several other solutions across multiple sites, as part of a digital transformation initiative to assist with healthcare operations.TAH implemented has SAP offerings including SAP S/4HANA, the SAP Master Data Governance application and SAP Ariba solutions. 

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DIU Selects Google Cloud to Develop AI Technology for DoD; Mike Daniels Quoted

Mike Daniels

Google Cloud has been selected by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to prototype an AI-enabled digital pathology solution at Department of Defense (DoD) facilities, including the delivery of augmented reality microscopes to DoD's medical facilities and access to artificial intelligence (AI) models. Google Cloud’s technology will enable doctors to more effectively treat and diagnose cancer.

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KPMG Launches New Tech Architecture to Drive COVID-19 Recovery; Cliff Justice, Bharat Rao Quoted

Cliff Justice

KPMG has developed a technology architecture to match patients in clinical trials for convalescent plasma therapy to recovered patients willing to donate their antibodies, to advance the response and recovery of COVID-19 patients, the company reported on Thursday.

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