Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/29/2014

Booz Allen Purchases Health Informatics Firm Epidemico; Karen Dahut Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BA) has acquired Boston-based population health informatics company Epidemico for an undisclosed sum in a push to further develop analytics offerings in population health. Karen Dahut, a Booz Allen executive vice president, said Wednesday that the acquisition is “aligned to Booz Allen’s Innovation agenda, adding a creative and successful start-up to our firm…
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Larry Renfro: Optum Makes Healthcare Market Push Through Alere Health Purchase

Optum has agreed to acquire Alere‘s health management services business for $600 million cash in a bid to help government agencies, insurers and employers address public health problems. Alere Health offers medical condition management, wellness and home-based obstetrical services to more than 22 million customers across the U…
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DLT Lands $322M Navy BPA for Symantec Software Licenses; Jerry Hill Comments

DLT Solutions has won a potential five-year, $322 million blanket purchase agreement for Symantec product licenses and related support services to the Department of the Navy. The BPA contains one base year and four option years and was awarded through DON’s Enterprise Software Licensing Initiative, DLT saidTuesday
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Frances Coady Named HR SVP at Day & Zimmermann; Hal Yoh Comments

Frances Coady, formerly vice president of human resources for Day & Zimmermann‘s munitions and government business, has been promoted to senior VP of HR at the company. She will be oversee the company’s talent management, rewards and compensation, diversity, succession planning, change management and labor strategy, Day & Zimmermann saidMonday
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Report: Chris Hamm Promoted to Director of GSA’s FEDSIM Segment

Chris Hamm, operations director of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, will take the role of director next month, FCW reportedTuesday. Mark Rockwell reports that Hamm will succeed GSA veteran and four-year FEDSIM Director Steve Viar, who plans to retire…
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Northrop Builds 1-Terahertz Circuit Amplifier for DARPA; William Deal Comments

Northrop Grumman has created an integrated circuit amplifier that works operate at one terahertz as part of a three-phase contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for transistor-based electronics…
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