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TMCNet:  SAIC to provide services and materials for operational support of USCG IHiS

[December 31, 2012]

SAIC to provide services and materials for operational support of USCG IHiS

Dec 31, 2012 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC, a provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions, has received a contract from the US Coast Guard, or USCG, to provide services and materials for the operational support of the USCG Integrated Health Information System, or IHiS.

The single-award task order has a one-year base period of performance, one twelve month option, one nine-month option, and a total contract value of approximately $17 million, if all options are exercised. The task order was awarded under the EAGLE Master Agreement. Work will be performed primarily in Falls Church, Va., San Diego, Calif., and the designated US Coast Guard Operations Systems Center.

The IHiS will support healthcare operations for organizations including USCG and the Department of State, and will provide access to beneficiaries from these organizations to their health records. Under the contract, SAIC will provide operational support of the USCG IHiS, including; information technology (IT) services; data center support including system availability, system maintenance, failover site operations, configuration management, performance monitoring, security monitoring, wireless network operations, and mobile device management; help desk support; and the Composite Health Care System (CHCS) sustainment.

"We're pleased to support a valued customer in the US Coast Guard and Department of State by providing critical IT services, integrating patient health records into one consolidated platform, and centralizing help desk support for the IHiS," said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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