ECS Awarded $116M Prime Contract to Modernize IT for Military Health System

ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions, announced that it was selected by the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Defense Health Information Technology Division to lead the agencya??s Federal Health Information Technology Infrastructure Service Modernization (FHITISM) contract. The IT modernization project will result in greater efficiency, ease, and access for the nationa??s more than 9.4 million active duty personnel, military retirees, and military families seeking medical care in U.S. military treatment facilities (MTFs) around the world. The four-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a total value of $116M.

The Military Health System (MHS) has a mixed information technology environment resulting from the integration of service networks developed for differing service requirements across the Department of Defense (DoD). The DoDa??s Defense Health Agency (DHA) will host a new, integrated IT environment for the MHS as it transitions to a modern electronic health record system called MHS GENESIS.

ECS will lead the migration of legacy IT infrastructure to the newly consolidated system, known as MedCOI (the medical community of interest), while addressing complex privacy and cybersecurity concerns. The company will provide Desktop to Datacenter (D2D) IT modernization and cybersecurity solutions to the DHA and other federal health IT customers. Services include technical planning and solution requirements development; system requirements and design; system build and integrate; test, produce, and deploy; and lifecycle sustainment.

"We are honored to lead the implementation of the D2D, which will support U.S. military members and their dependents worldwide,a?? said Jim Kier, ECSa?? senior vice president for cyber solutions and digital modernization. "ECS has been integral in the design, development, and fielding of DHAa??s Desktop to Datacenter transformation initiatives. We are proud to support this next phase of modernization for military healthcare.a??

"As ECS continues to innovate within the areas of infrastructure service and health information technology, we look forward to serving NIWC and DHA in this critical modernization endeavor,a?? said George Wilson, president of ECS.
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