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The Washington Post Sunday - - TAKING STOCK -

In­no­va­tion: Inova, the North­ern Vir­ginia hos­pi­tal sys­tem, has signed a deal with Ion Beam Ap­pli­ca­tions to pro­vide pro­ton ther­apy to can­cer pa­tients. Inova plans to start treat­ing pa­tients with pro­tons — a form of ra­di­a­tion treat­ment — by 2020 at the Inova Schar Can­cer In­sti­tute on the Inova Cen­ter for Per­son­al­ized Health cam­pus. New at the top: Vir­ginia’s Cen­ter for In­no­va­tive Tech­nol­ogy named a new lead­er­ship team to run its MACH37 Cyber Ac­cel­er­a­tor. Tom Wei­th­man, who had served as chief in­vest­ment of­fi­cer, was ap­pointed pres­i­dent, Ja­son Chen was tapped to be man­ag­ing di­rec­tor for operations, and Mary Beth Borg­wing was named man­ag­ing di­rec­tor for cyber. They re­place a team led by Rick Gor­don. Ac­qui­si­tion: NCI, a pub­licly traded com­pany that pro­vides tech­nol­ogy ser­vices to the Pen­tagon, the Depart­ment of Jus­tice and oth­ers, has agreed to be bought by a pri­vate eq­uity firm in a deal val­ued at $283 mil­lion. The buyer is H.I.G. Cap­i­tal, a pri­vate-eq­uity firm that spe­cial­izes in lever­aged buy­outs of small and mid­size com­pa­nies.

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