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."
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 44,000 employees serve customers in the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. SAIC had annual revenues of $8.9 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2008. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com.
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