Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Newsletter
Zones
Airport, Border and Port Safety and Security
Left Nav Sep
Bioterrorism
Left Nav Sep
Civil Aircraft
Left Nav Sep
Civil Airlines, Airports and Services
Left Nav Sep
Communications and Navigation
Left Nav Sep
Education, Training and Professional Services
Left Nav Sep
Manufacturing and Materials
Left Nav Sep
Military and Defence Facilities
Left Nav Sep
Military Aviation
Left Nav Sep
Military Vehicles
Left Nav Sep
Naval Systems
Left Nav Sep
Personal Equipment
Left Nav Sep
Software and IT Services
Left Nav Sep
Space and Satellite
Left Nav Sep
Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives
Left Nav Sep
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File Logo
New Material Logo
Pro Health Service Zone
Pro Manufacturing Zone
Prosecurity Zone
Web Lec Logo
Pro Engineering Zone
 
 
 
News

IT support program for Veteran?s blood bank


Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/defensef/public_html/components/com_zone/handleHTML.php on line 623
SAIC
: 08 January, 2010  (Application Story)
The Department of Veterans Affairs will receive technical IT support from SAIC for its Blood Bank Program
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a task order from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology, Office of Enterprise Development to provide technical support to the agency's Blood Bank Program systems, managed by VA's Health Provider Systems Program Office. The task order has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and total value of more than $14 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Chicago at the Hines VA Field Office. The task order was awarded under the US General Services Administration (GSA) Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70.

Under the task order, SAIC will support all development activities and resolve customer technical issues concerning software and associated interfaces. SAIC will also provide services in areas including IT product development, quality management, testing, and system administration. The Blood Bank Program supports clinicians in delivering patient care, and helps laboratory staff in providing safe blood transfusions, meeting blood bank regulatory agency requirements, and required hospital reporting services. The program is also responsible for maintaining and enhancing legacy software, including VistA (Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture) Blood Bank, VBECS (VistA Blood Establishment Computer Software), and vendor interface applications.

'Helping the VA support our country's Veterans is important to SAIC and it shows in the work that our people do. We are pleased to continue our support of this important customer by delivering solutions that help the VA Blood Bank Services team support their IT projects,' said Anthony Hess, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Bookmark and Share
 
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
 
   © 2012 DefenseFile.com
Netgains Logo