ITSolutions, an Acentia company ("Acentia"), today announced that it has been awarded a $27 million, 2.5 year contract from the Military Health System (MHS) Enterprise Infrastructure (EI) Directorate to provide innovative program management and technical support.
The EI mission is provide customer-centric, secure communications, and computing infrastructure (C&CI) products and services to enhance military healthcare operations. EI maintains a common, standards-based computing and communications infrastructure for the Department of Defense's (DoD) global medical community. This infrastructure provides a robust network with the connectivity, availability, reliability, maintainability, data integrity, and information security that healthcare professionals need to provide high quality care to beneficiaries.
Acentia will provide program management and technical support, operational planning, and execution oversight as an integrated member of the EI team. This includes monitoring, engineering and validating designs, and operational activities performed by IT organizations supporting EI.
Acentia has been a partner to EI for more than 13 years, providing overarching engineering support to EI and its predecessor organizations, Tri-Service Information Management Program Office (TIMPO) and MHS Cyberinfrastructure Services (MCiS).
"Acentia is proud to support the EI transition to its new support role within the recently established Defense Health Agency, as well as the larger MHS goal of transforming information delivery, extending health information technology and analytics, and reducing cost," said Acentia Health Sector Executive Mike Raymond. "Our team is ready to support this complex and challenging transformation, which brings enormous opportunity to improve all dimensions of the healthcare system and support Service members and their families worldwide."