DSS Awarded VA Contract for Logistics and Prosthetics Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Press Release | Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.) | August 15, 2016

The Logistics and Prosthetics Suite of products including APAT, Above PAR and Enterprise Reporting will enable the Department of Veterans medical centers to improve workflow efficiency, modernize VistA packages, and enhance reporting

JUNO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.), a leading provider of health information technology (HIT) solutions for federal, private and public healthcare organizations, today announced it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a base ordering period of 36 months and 1 optional ordering period of 12 months, for the Logistics and Prosthetics Graphical User Interface (GUI) overlay Software Licenses and Maintenance with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As a part of the contract, DSS will implement Advanced Prosthetics Acquisition Tool (APAT), Above PAR and Enterprise Reporting to modernize VistA, improve workflow efficiency and interoperability and enhance reporting with real-time data. The total available ordering ceiling of the contract is $44 million.

“As the VA continues to identify better ways to modernize its legacy systems, the transformation of its supply chain efforts is a key infrastructure need to ensure broader use of analytics and performance benchmarks at VAMCs,” said Mark Byers, president and CEO of DSS, Inc. “Through this contract and our ongoing partnership with the VA, DSS will work closely with VAMCs to integrate automated purchasing workflows and dashboard reporting to increase productivity, improve reporting and reduce costs.”

The contract will provide a suite of VistA integrated GUI applications. APAT allows VA Medical Centers (VAMC’s) to electronically store and manage prosthetics documentation and procurement processes to ensure that Veterans receive implants, wheelchairs, orthotics and sensory aides in a timely manner. It will also include Above PAR, a GUI application to manage and track equipment and inventory as well as audit and report data for ongoing maintenance and improvements. In addition, this contract will help improve Veteran satisfaction by enabling VAMCs to:

  • Streamline the process of creating requests for quotes, purchase orders and orthotic work orders through single-screen data entry;
  • Access complete, real-time visibility into demand, supply and cost/fulfillment measures and trends to standardize practices and mitigate costs;
  • Reduce errors in managing inventory and identify duplicative transactions to increase efficiency; and
  • Provide easy access to data to manage supply and promote data sharing to improve reporting.

To learn more about DSS, visit http://www.dssinc.com/products/dss-vista-integrated-administrative-products/.

About Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.)

DSS is a leading software and services company that creates and delivers advanced health information technology (HIT) solutions. For 25 years, healthcare organizations have benefited from our technical and service integration expertise. DSS has extensive experience working with federal, private and public healthcare facilities to modernize their legacy systems and to improve efficiencies for clinical and administrative users through breakthrough technology. For more information about DSS, visit www.dssinc.com.


For DSS, Inc.
Jessica Beard, 770-576-2575
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