CMS challenges developers to create tools to screen docs; NIH awards $20B HIT services contract to ManTech subsidiary;

> New healthcare information technology systems will be developed for the Military Health System's Pacific Joint Information Technology Center on Maui thanks to a five-year, $300 million contract awarded to Washington, D.C.-based LongView International Technology Solutions by TRICARE Management Activity. Announcement

> In an attempt to develop a multi-state, multi-program method for screening healthcare providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a developer's challenge in Tuesday's Federal Register. The challenge will be administered by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration's (NASA) Federal Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation. Notice

> Evolvent Technologies, a subsidiary of Fairfax, Va.-based ManTech International Corporation, was awarded a 10-year, $20 billion contract to provide health IT services to the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), Government Health IT reports. Article

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