AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: VA awards $156M VistA Evolution PMO contract
G2X TAKE: One of the largest contracts competed at VA in the past year was just awarded. The “VistA Evolution and Interoperability Planning, Technical and Implementation Support” (VistA Evolution PMO) contract in the amount of $156 million was awarded to a team that is believed to include prime, SMS/Lockheed with SBG as a subcontractor. VistA Evolution is easily one of the largest enhancements to ever be undertaken at VA and will provide modernized clinical capabilities to the VA EHR. The system is expected to be interoperable within the VA and to the DoD and other healthcare partners.
The incumbent, and now subcontractor, SBG Technology Solutions, was awarded this contract in September 2013 and their contract was extended in April of 2014.