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SI International Awarded $11 Million Health Service Contract
May 14, 2008 (08:05 AM EDT)
RESTON, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SI International, Inc. , an information technology and network solutions (IT) company, announced today that the Company has been awarded a new prime contract with the Indian Health Service (HIS), an operating division (OPDIV) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). SI International will provide information technology services that support the implementation of the IHS IT Enterprise Life Cycle Project Management and Information Enterprise Architecture initiatives. The contract has a one year base period with two one-year option periods. The contract value is approximately $11 million, inclusive of all options.
The Company will provide a variety of services that support the implementation of the IHS initiatives, including enterprise architecture, project planning, project schedule development and tracking, requirements definition and management, scenario based test planning, earned value tracking, capital planning and investment control, and documentation development (technical and non-technical).
"We look forward to supporting the Indian Health Service's efforts to enhance service delivery across their health care system," said Brad Antle, President and CEO of SI International. "SI International brings a strong understanding of project management, portfolio management and enterprise architecture that will be used to assess legacy and development systems for alignment with key business, technical and operational goals."
The HHS and IHS are developing an Information Enterprise Architecture Program to standardize and improve enterprise architecture processes. IHS uses information technology to improve health care quality, enhance access to specialty care, reduce medical errors, and modernize administrative functions consistent with the HHS enterprise initiatives.
About SI International: SI International, a member of the Russell 2000 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices, is a provider of information technology and network solutions (IT) primarily to the federal government. The Company combines technology and industry expertise to provide a full spectrum of state-of-the- practice solutions and services, from design and development to documentation and operations, to assist clients in achieving their missions. SI International is ranked as the 42nd largest Federal Prime IT Contractor by Washington Technology and has approximately 4,500 employees. More information about SI International can be found at http://www.si-intl.com .
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