WASHINGTON & MELBOURNE, Fla.--()--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected for the third iteration of the Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners contract, which helps agencies with issues vital to health IT reforms and provides a broad range of IT services to federal customers. Harris was one of 54 companies selected by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center to participate in the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), government-wide acquisition contract vehicle―which has a total ceiling value of $20 billion over 10 years.
“Harris is driving healthcare IT innovation across the federal sector”
Under the follow-on contract, Harris will deliver IT solutions and services for up to 10 categories of support: IT services for biomedical research and healthcare, chief information officer support, imaging, outsourcing, operations and maintenance, integration services, critical infrastructure protection and information assurance, digital government, enterprise resource planning, and software development.
Harris successfully delivered over $140 million in IT services and support under the predecessor Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners contract vehicle.
“Harris is driving healthcare IT innovation across the federal sector,” said Dan Pearson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Harris Corporation. “This contract enables our healthcare business to address the national priority of healthcare reform, leveraging the full value of Harris in our work with the National Institutes of Health, other Department of Health and Human Services entities, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.”
The Harris team includes subcontractors 3M Company, Asclepius Solutions, Inc., Audacious Inquiry, Global Technology Solutions, Inc., InfoPro Systems, Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology, Knowledge Consulting Group, Main Sail LLC, Siemens Medical Solutions, SONA Networks LLC, Stratitia, Inc., The Experts, Inc., The Regents Companies, Vets America, and XA Systems.
A nationally recognized leader in healthcare IT integration, Harris delivers business intelligence, image management, health information exchange, workflow management, portals, managed services and systems integration. Harris solutions improve healthcare quality, safety, efficiency, cost and outcomes by ensuring that the right information travels, with security and privacy, to the right person, at the right time, on the right device, at the point of care.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees – including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.
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