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B3 and Amida Partner to Support VA Enterprise Data Catalog

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October 13, 2021 (Herndon, VA) – B3 Group is proud to announce its partnership with Amida in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Enterprise Data Catalog. The B3/Amida team is helping VA simplify and automate the discovery, meta-data tagging and registration, and creation of semantic relationships between distributed and siloed data assets at the VA.

“We are excited to partner with Amida on this unique opportunity at VA,” said Chad Hensley, B3 Group’s VP of Technology. “The long-term impact of this effort will directly improve our Veterans’ outcomes by supporting faster insights to VA’s most complex issues, from Veterans benefits to suicide prevention.”

The B3/Amida solution systematically connects upstream data assets with downstream business applications, ultimately enabling VA’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) to support interoperability, exchange, security, and governance solutions, solving their most complex data problems.

“B3’s reputation for integrity and trust was the deciding factor for us,” said Michael Lumpkin, President of Amida. “This effort is fundamental to VA’s technology modernization efforts and will have tremendously leveraged impact on how VA manages all its data, from clinical care services to benefits delivery, and from supply chain management to human resources.  We are deeply honored that B3 chose us to help them.” 

About B3

B3 Group is an IT transformation firm specializing in digital services and technology solutions that impact the lives of Veterans. B3 manages large-scale digital transformation platforms and provides services facilitated through its multiple technology partnerships. Founded in 2008 on the principles of servant leadership, B3 has been recognized annually by Inc. 5000 for its strategic growth and was recently named a 2021 Washington Post Top Workplace. B3 brings its foundational values of innovation, collaboration, and integrity to every interaction with its stakeholders: employees, government, and partners.

About Amida

Amida is an open-source software company focused on enterprise data management. Amida designs, develops, and deploys systems that enable the secure and reliable exchange of sensitive information. Widely recognized for open architectures and production services that are scalable, efficient, modular, and secure, its software engineers and data scientists have extensive experience in data modeling, governance, interoperability and exchange, and visualization, especially in Health IT. Amida’s founding team co-conceived and led the design, implementation, and production deployment of the Blue Button personal health record at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and supported its implementation at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Military Health System.