Posts from GovConDaily for 10/27/2014

IBM’s Andy Maner: Pentagon Seeks ‘Implemented System’ for EHR Project

IBM will not make the Watson cognitive computing system a large portion of the proposal that company and its partner Epic will provide to the Defense Department for the agency’s potential 10-year, $11 billion electronic health records contract, an IBM official has told the Washington Post…
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Ken Asbury: CACI Continues Healthcare, Fed SAP Move in DoD Medical Logistics Support

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will extend it support for the Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center’s Theater Enterprise-Wide Logistics System for another four-and-a-half years under a new contract worth $53 million…
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Dutch Ruppersberger, Martin O’Malley to Open CyberMaryland Conference; Dominick Murray Comments

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland will deliver the opening remarks at the CyberMaryland Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, which will host representatives from academia, industry and government…
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Deltek Sees Health IT as Potential Growth Area for Federal Contractors

Deltek projects U.S. government spending on electronic health record systems and other health information technology platforms to reach almost $5 billion by 2019, the Washington Post reported Thursday
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Compusearch Updates Federal Reverse Auction Service; Reid Jackson Comments

Compusearch has updated its reverse auctioning support service for the federal government. The company sought to address buyers’ and sellers’ requirements, reviewed legacy third party services and considered regulatory guidance in the design of the refreshed PRISM acquisition management system, Compusearch said Thursday
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Michelle Lee: USPTO Looks to Big Data Tools for Patent Review Process

Michelle Lee, deputy director at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has said the agency aims to improve the nation’s patent system through the use of big data and modern information technology tools…
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