Defense Health Agency Signs AHLTA EHR Contract

Erin McCann | Government Health IT | May 7, 2014

The Defense Health Agency is moving closer to reworking its clinical information systems with a bridged contract engaging a Reston, Va.-based technology and defense company.

Leidos, previously the Science Applications International Corporation, landed the $70.7 million contract from DHA in which it will support the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application and Composite Health Care System with logistics, data mapping, beta site support, remote monitoring and enterprise scheduling support.

Liedos "has the operational infrastructure and knowledge required for successful performance and the necessary skillsets to complete this effort," wrote DHA officials. The only catch? The funds aren't yet available, so the contract is contingent upon government funding in the near future. Leidos' contract will be good for up to 11 months...