Navigation Links
Vangent, Inc. Awarded Contract to Support Military Health System's Executive Information and Decision Support Program
Date:10/16/2007

IT Services Leader Will Provide Systems Operations, Security and Maintenance Services for Military Health System Computing Environment

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and business process outsourcing solutions, today announced it has been awarded the Military Health System Executive Information and Decision Support (EIDS) Infrastructure Operations, Security and Maintenance Support contract, valued at $18.2 million over 5 years. Vangent will serve as the prime contractor, with subcontractors CACI International, Inc. and Planned Systems International. The work will be performed at the four geographically dispersed EIDS sites and at Vangent team sites in Falls Church and Chantilly, VA.

The EIDS mission encompasses healthcare performed within military facilities and by civilian-managed care contractors. These services require EIDS to receive and process over 1 billion healthcare records per year from multiple sources and systems. EIDS is the centralized data store for the Military Health System, collecting, processing and managing nearly 100 terabytes of enterprise data through a powerful suite of decision support tools.

Under the EIDS Infrastructure Support contract, Vangent will provide systems operations, security and maintenance services for the MHS computing environment in support of the EIDS hardware and software infrastructure, which in turn supports EIDS applications development and production sustainment. The work covers all EIDS hardware and operating systems as well as specific enterprise-level services spanning all EIDS projects. Technical and management support includes systems analysis, systems administration, programming, testing, implementation, documentation, security maintenance, security testing (DIACAP) support and performance monitoring for all EIDS hardware and operating system software.

"We're delighted to continue building on our partnership with the EIDS Program Office," stated Mac Curtis, President and CEO of Vangent, Inc. "We look forward to working closely with EIDS to provide critical IT support services necessary to ensure the delivery of high quality healthcare information."

The EIDS Infrastructure Support contract was awarded as a task order under the Department of Defense/Systems Integration, Design, Development, Operations and Maintenance Services 3 (D/SIDDOMS 3) contract vehicle, a multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract that provides the MHS, its components and the Department of Veterans Affairs the ability to order services, equipment, materials and facilities to design, test and operate information technology systems and system components.

Vangent is ranked #15 on Federal Times' list of Top 100 Professional Services Contractors and #39 on Washington Technology's 2007 list of Top 100 Federal Government Prime Contactors, topping the list of companies in the IT Services industry sector.

About Vangent, Inc.

With over 5,500 employees worldwide, Vangent, Inc. is a leading global provider of Consulting, Systems Integration, Human Capital Management and Business Process Outsourcing services to the U.S. federal and international governments, higher education institutions and corporations. Clients include the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, Justice and Labor; the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as Fortune 500 companies.

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in Mexico, the U.K., Canada, Venezuela and Argentina. Additional information can be found at: http://www.vangent.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Vangent, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc awarded the prestigious outstanding supplier award received from Wal-Mart
2. Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research
3. Chiron Corporation Gets US Contract To Produce Bird Flu Vaccines
4. Patient Refuses To Be Treated In Local Hospital Due To The Fear Of Contracting MRSA
5. New Government Contract Forces Dentists To Quit The NHS
6. Staff Nurses Contract Measles from the Patient
7. One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract
8. Almost 30 Percent Dentists Refuse To Sign NHS Contracts
9. 31 Year Old Man Critical And Is Suspected To Have Contracted Bird Flu Virus In Shenzhen
10. Public Service in South Africa at a High Risk of Contracting AIDS
11. Dengue In City: KMC To Appoint 30 Contract Doctors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently ... of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States and Canada ... become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand ... new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is ... The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, ... Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. ... skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... from UCLA with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School ... San Diego and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article ... people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now ... of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research and ... Global Market - Forecast to 2022" report to their ... treatment method for the patients with kidney failure, it replaces ... fluid from the patient,s blood and thus the treatment helps ... and chloride in balance. Increasing number of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: ... 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay ... sepsis or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche is ... a fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment and ... with bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood can ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Bracket , a leading clinical trial technology and ... platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at the 52 nd ... 2016 in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.  A demonstration ... of its kind to fully integrate with RTSM, will be ... is a flexible platform for electronic clinical outcomes assessments that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: