ECS awarded $116M Defense Health Federal Health IT Infrastructure Service Modernization (FHITISM) contract

ECS announced today “that it was selected by the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Defense Health Information Technology Division to lead the agency’s Federal Health Information Technology Infrastructure Service Modernization (FHITISM) contract. The IT modernization project will result in greater efficiency, ease, and access for the nation’s more than 9.4 million active duty personnel, military retirees, and military families seeking medical care in U.S. military treatment facilities (MTFs) around the world. The four-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a total value of $116M.”

“The Military Health System (MHS) has a mixed information technology environment resulting from the integration of service networks developed for differing service requirements across the Department of Defense (DoD). The DoD’s Defense Health Agency (DHA) will host a new, integrated IT environment for the MHS as it transitions to a modern electronic health record system called MHS GENESIS.”

“ECS will lead the migration of legacy IT infrastructure to the newly consolidated system, known as MedCOI (the medical community of interest), while addressing complex privacy and cybersecurity concerns. The company will provide Desktop to Datacenter (D2D) IT modernization and cybersecurity solutions to the DHA and other federal health IT customers. Services include technical planning and solution requirements development; system requirements and design; system build and integrate; test, produce, and deploy; and lifecycle sustainment…”

Read the full press release here.

Source: ECS Awarded $116M Prime Contract to Modernize IT for Military Health System – November 7, 2019. Business Wire.

G2X TAKE: ECS, a consultancy who specializes in delivering solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, released additional details yesterday in relation to their recent 4-year award to support the migration of legacy IT infrastructure to a newly consolidated system and to provide Desktop to Datacenter (D2D) IT modernization and cybersecurity solutions to the DHA.

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  • In April of 2018, ASGN Incorporated Closed the Acquisition of ECS Federal, One of the Largest Privately-Held Government Services Contractors, for $775 Million. More here. 
  • This a big win for this group and CIO-SP3 Prime as it builds on their past experience providing support across MHS and the Defense Health Agency (DHA), to include experience Leading Technical and Security planning for DHA network migrations for Medical Treatment
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