PRESS RELEASE: MedSys Group, LLC Awarded Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization Program Subcontract
Plano, TX – (October 1, 2015) –As a team member for the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health, MedSys Group, is pleased to be part of the team that has been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide an electronic health record off-the-shelf solution, integration activities and deployment across the Military Health System. The contract, known as the Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM), is an initiative designed to modernize the military’s healthcare system in a meaningful way, enabling patients and clinicians to capture and share health data that can improve the continuity and quality of care for those who serve and have served our country and their families.
Modernizing the medical records of the millions of service members and their families is vitally important to DoD and our nation. DHMSM will continue the DoD’s leadership in utilizing the best healthcare technology, and can help improve medical outcomes and support the medical readiness of the U.S. military.
“MedSys Group is proud to be part of the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health, the team that has been selected as the best value solution for the DHMSM contract,” said Alan Kravitz, CEO & Founder. “Together, our qualified and experienced team is prepared to lean forward with the Department of Defense to deliver a world class electronic health records solution for our nation’s armed forces, their families and beneficiaries. We look forward to the work ahead and are committed to improving healthcare and providing important decision support capabilities to facilitate improved clinical outcomes for our deserving men and women in uniform.”
In its role supporting the DHMSM contract, MedSys Group will provide highly skilled and experienced clinical application subject matter experts. Key to being selected as a partner was MedSys Group’s strong history of leading and supporting Cerner EHR implementation for large, complex healthcare organizations. MedSys will work closely with Leidos, Cerner and a carefully selected group of technical and professional services partners in executing the project.
The $4.3 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a two-year initial ordering period, with two 3-year option periods, and a two-year award term which is earned through successful performance during the previous contract periods.
About MedSys Group®, LLC:
Founded in 2008, MedSys Group® LLC, is a healthcare IT services firm, delivering outstanding services and results to academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practices. MedSys provides expert leadership in Cerner, Epic and other acute/ambulatory, EHR and revenue cycle systems. MedSys is frequently featured in A-list publications and was named for two consecutive years on the Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies in North Texas. MedSys is the recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare and the Inc. 5000 awards. For more information please visit: www.MedSysGroup.com or call 972-464-0020. You can also follow the company on Twitter @MedSysGroup. For interviews or media inquiries, please contact Gretchen Hydo, Director of Public Relations, at Gretchen@Chatterboxink.com.