Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/13/2015

Rep. Michael Burgess Drafts Bill on New EHR Systems Interoperability Measures

Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) is proposing new measures for vendors to comply with systems interoperability standards for electronic health records as he pointed to concerns over the progress of interoperability efforts, GovInfoSecurity reportedThursday
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Senate Intell Panel OKs Cyber Data Sharing Bill; Richard Burr Comments

The Senate Intelligence Committee has passed legislation that authorizes the government to share cyber intelligence with the private sector, National Journal reported Thursday. Dustin Volz writes lawmakers voted 14-1 to advance the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would expand legal protection for private companies that submit cyber data to authorities in case of an attack…
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Carahsoft to Offer Paxata’s Data Preparation Platform in Gov’t Sector; Michael Shrader Comments

Carahsoft Technology Corp. will offer Paxata’s adaptive data preparation application and platform to government customers. Paxata built the platform to automate and govern data integration and enrichment process functions, Paxata saidThursday
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US Air Force Seeks Commercial Partner to Handle Wideband Satcom Ops; Dave Madden Comments

The U.S. Air Force is looking to outsource the operations of its wideband global satellite communications network to a commercial company by 2016, Defense News reportedThursday. Aaron Mehta writes that the goal is to allow Air Force crews to focus on the battle management aspect of the satellite constellation…
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Boeing to Help Air Force Build Turboprop Engine System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $30 million contract to develop a turbo propulsion technology under the military service’s Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines III program…
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Lockheed Rolls Out Italy’s 1st F-35A Jet; Lorraine Martin Comments

Lockheed Martin has unveiled the first F-35A fighter jet for the Italian air force at a final assembly and check out facility in Cameri, Italy. It is the first of eight F-35As being integrated at the site and is slated to take a maiden flight later this year, Lockheed said Thursday
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