November 5, 2008
SAIC Awarded $56 Million Task Order From the Department of Veterans Affairs
SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology, Office of Enterprise Development to provide support to Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Health Data Systems (HDS) Repositories. The task order has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total value of more than $56 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Salt Lake City, Utah. The task order was awarded under the VistA Contractor Services (VCS) Blanket Purchase Agreement.
The HDS Repositories Program is part of VistA, an enterprise-wide electronic health record system used throughout the VA medical system. VistA Repositories support the delivery of care by thousands of VA healthcare providers to millions of veterans seen in more than 150 medical centers, and hundreds of outpatient clinic facilities. Under the task order, SAIC will provide comprehensive software and engineering services to develop, populate, enhance, and maintain these repositories.
"The HDS Repositories Program is a key component of the VA's next-generation healthcare information system that will enable the VA to maintain complete and accessible patient record information on the millions of veterans it serves throughout the VA healthcare system," said Robert McCord, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We are pleased to continue our support of this vital mission to care for those who have served our nation so honorably."
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