MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced several recent contract awards during the current quarter, with a total value of approximately $242 million from its government and commercial healthcare customers.
As healthcare providers look to technology for ways to improve the quality of care and drive efficiencies across business and healthcare systems, SAIC is executing a multi-pronged health solutions strategy to bolster business growth across its Federal and commercial customer base through the recent acquisitions of maxIT Healthcare and Vitalize Consulting Solutions (VCS). Working with its subsidiary companies VCS and maxIT Healthcare, healthcare business accelerated significantly in the third quarter of FY13. New contracts and work orders range from implementing electronic health record (EHR) products and systems for commercial healthcare providers, to a number of new federal programs in health information technology, life sciences, and behavioral health services.
"This has been an important quarter for our health solutions team, as we work to unify our commercial healthcare teams and leverage their skills across both the commercial and federal markets," said SAIC Senior Vice President and Health Solutions Business Unit General Manager Steve Comber. "We are pleased to continue supporting all of our customers in both markets, whether it's helping to implement EHRs at hospitals to maximize efficiencies, or using health analytics and other solutions to enhance the health and deployment readiness of our military personnel around the world."
Key contract wins include but are not limited to:
U.S. Navy / Naval Medical Logistics Command
SAIC will help the NHRC conduct a variety of physical, physiological and psychological performance research projects. The goals of these projects are to improve fitness, human performance, or develop surveillance markers of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), or establish return-to-duty criteria for wounded service members.
US Coast Guard Integrated Health Information System Support Contract
SAIC will provide services and materials to provide operational support for the US Coast Guard Integrated Health Information System including integration of the various components, which is shared by the USCG and the Department of State, and potentially other Government agencies. Support will include IT Services and Data Center Support
U.S. Navy / Naval Medical Logistics Command
SAIC will provide operational medicine research modeling services including support services for research modeling such as casualty projection in support of operational medicine. Work includes data analytics and is heavily dependent upon the collection, characterization, analysis, and reporting of data from multiple sources including the Military Health System (MHS), civilian and homeland defense data, tactical data, operational data, and personnel data.
Defense Health Services System (DHSS); TRICARE Online system Program Executive Office Clinical Support Division
SAIC will continue to provide ongoing sustainment, operation and maintenance of the TOL system, as well as provide expanded Blue Button capability including radiology results, vital signs, immunizations, outpatient discharge summary, surgical results, appointment history display, inpatient admissions, consults, orders, and insurance information; provide civilian partner information as available through the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) exchange service; and expand TOL to include mobile device access; and expand the TOL appointment center and prescription refill capabilities to incorporate Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) requested improvements..
Bundled maxIT Healthcare contract awards
SAIC subsidiary company maxIT Healthcare was awarded several contracts at hospitals and clinics across North America to continue implementing and optimizing commercial EHR products and solutions.
Bundled VCS contract awards
SAIC subsidiary VCS was awarded multiple contracts at hospitals and clinics across North America to continue implementing and optimizing commercial EHRs, and provide round the clock Go-Live support for several major Cerner and Epic clinical system implementations.
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