Quasars News

February 2018Quasars wins cybersecurity contract to support the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C), within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). The contract will enable the Federal Network Resilience (FNR) division’s mission of focuses on essential activities of measuring, motivating and guiding federal cybersecurity, developing innovative approaches to drive change in cybersecurity risk management across the federal government.

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National Institutes of Health

Quasars has provided a wide range of high-quality technical services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare to NIH since 2004. Quasars has experience ranging from clinical trial technology support to healthcare data privacy, data harmonization, and enterprise health research applications.

Quasars has expertise that spans analytical, toxicological, biomedical, survey and patient management services. Quasars conducts, coordinates, and analyzes clinical and biomedical studies to support health research. Our services address preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic issues in a public health context. Our experience supporting NIH studies combined with our technical services provide a comprehensive infrastructure for conducting studies and biomedical research.

Quasars has a deep appreciation for information and data security both internal to its day-to-day operations as well as for its clients. This experience is directly applicable to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) Security Rule as it relates to "electronic protected health information" (e-PHI) integrity, control, and disposition. This includes:

  • 1) Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, control, and disposition of all e-PHI that Quasars creates, receives, maintains or transmits
  • 2) Identifying and protecting against reasonably anticipated threats to the security or integrity of information
  • 3) Protecting against reasonably anticipated, impermissible uses or disclosures

Quasars support to NIH includes experience in the following areas:

  • •Research and Development Support
  • •Information Management
  • •Technical Services Program Management Support