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SAIC-Frederick, Inc. (SAI) Awarded Contract By eHealth Saskatchewan


8/24/2012 11:07:21 AM

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] Canada announced today it was awarded a prime contract by eHealth Saskatchewan to provide implementation and maintenance technology services in support of the province's Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. The single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three-year period of performance and an estimated total contract value of $16 million. Work will be performed in Regina, SK.

eHealth Saskatchewan leads EHR planning and strategy for the province of Saskatchewan and is responsible for coordinating, operating and maintaining other selected information technology systems on behalf of healthcare delivery organizations in the province. Under the contract, SAIC Canada will provide implementation and maintenance services, including technology and applications for the Saskatchewan EHR system and its associated components, as well as other health information systems and related databases.

"We are pleased to continue our support of eHealth Saskatchewan to implement and maintain its electronic health record system, assisting the providers in enhancing the health of their patients throughout the province," said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® 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 40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2012, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

Contact:

Melissa Koskovich

Jennifer Gephart


(703) 676-6762

(703) 676-6389


Melissa.l.koskovich@saic.com

Jennifer.a.gephart@saic.com

SOURCE SAIC


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