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SAIC Awarded $16 Million Contract by General Services Administration
Date:4/9/2008

Company to Help Improve Dental Health Care for More Than 1.9 Million

American Indians and Alaska Natives

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded the Indian Health Service (IHS) Electronic Dental Record Implementation Support contract from the General Services Administration (GSA). This single-award, prime contract has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and a contract value of more than $16 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at SAIC sites in San Diego and San Francisco, Calif., at government facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and at IHS facilities across the U.S.

Under the contract, SAIC will help improve dental health care for more than 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives by implementing an electronic dental record system that interfaces with other IHS health care systems. SAIC will help ensure operational success by providing program management, quality control, certification and accreditation, and business- process engineering services.

"We look forward to installing this new system in more than 200 IHS dental clinics across the U.S.," said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "SAIC understands IHS's responsibility to provide a comprehensive health delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives and looks forward to providing quality services to help them accomplish that mission."

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