HOLLYWOOD, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - The TRICARE Management Activity awarded Smartronix a prime contract to develop new information technology (IT) systems for the Military Health System (MHS) Pacific Joint Information Technology Center (JITC). The mission of the JITC is to research, test, and develop medical solutions and products through a series of pilots or prototypes that deliver mission-critical value and actionable information to the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments. The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract has a ceiling value of up to $300 million and a performance period of five years.
The Pacific JITC vehicle enables customers to use task orders to support IT requirements that support the Department of Defense (DoD) medical readiness requirements and IT modernization needs across the medical continuum of care through research studies, proof of concept demonstrations, and prototyping.
"It is exciting to bring together a professional, multifaceted team of Medical Information Technology experts with a mutual commitment to serving the needs of our military's patient population. We are honored to join this revolutionary initiative to research, develop, test, and evaluate innovative healthcare technology solutions in a fast-paced, collaborative environment," said Brian Brown, Vice President of Smartronix' Health It Solutions Group. "Our team of veteran Managers, engineers, and clinical business experts has devoted years of training and real-world experience in preparation for just such an opportunity."
Smartronix is a global leader in delivering innovative, secure, and agile technology solutions. The Hollywood, MD-based company specializes in Health IT, cyber security, network operations, mission-focused engineering, and industry-leading cloud technologies. Smartronix has delivered landmark, award-winning solutions such as Recovery.gov, the first Federal Website hosted on the public cloud. Additionally, the company was recognized as the Best Technology Consulting Firm to Work For by Vault, an Employer of Choice by Northern Virginia Family Service, and ranked as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by multiple sources.