Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/19/2014

Steve VanRoekel Joins USAID, Will Coordinate Gov’t Ebola Response

Sep 19, 2014 12:47 pm

Steven VanRoekel, formerly chief information officer for the federal government, will join the U.S. Agency for International Development and coordinate the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Politico reported Friday
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Dick Flanigan: FTC Approves Cerner’s $1.3B Siemens Health Services Buy

Sep 19, 2014 12:15 pm

Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) has moved closer to completing its $1.3 billion purchase of Siemens‘ (NYSE: SI) health information technology unit after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved the transaction…
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Philips to Build Ventilator for HHS Pandemic Response; Robin Robinson Comments

Sep 19, 2014 10:39 am

Philips Respironics will work to develop a new portable ventilator for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to use in response to pandemics or other public health emergencies under a project for the Department of Health and Human Services…
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Obama to Nominate Archuleta Adviser Earl Gay as OPM Deputy Director

Sep 19, 2014 10:19 am

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Earl Gay will be nominated by President Barack Obama to the deputy director position at the Office of Personnel Management, the White House announcedWednesday. Gay has supported OPM Director Katherine Archuleta as senior adviser following his retirement from military service in 2013…
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Air Force Vet Linda Schwartz Confirmed as VA Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning

Sep 19, 2014 09:00 am

The Senate has confirmed Dr. Linda S. Schwartz, a retired Air Force major, as the new assistant secretary for policy and planning at the Department of Veteran Affairs. Schwartz, who received the White House nomination in August 2013, comes into her new role after 11 years as Connecticut VA commissioner, the agency saidTuesday
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