News : US Defense Information Systems Agency Awards CGI Task Order
Fairfax, VA, USA, June 10, 2016 -- CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that it was awarded a task order to provide operational and interoperability testing under the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Test and Evaluation (T&E) Mission Support Services (MSS) contract. This cost plus fixed fee task order has one base year and two option years, with the work to be performed at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. and the Pacific Northwest.
Under this task order, CGI will help validate the Joint Interoperability Test Command’s (JITC) requirement for Operational Effectiveness Suitability Interoperability and Survivability (OESIS) testing of the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
The DHMSM program oversees the acquisition of off-the-shelf solutions to modernize the Military Health System (MHS) EHR system and establish seamless medical data sharing. CGI’s work on this task order includes test planning, execution, analysis and reporting to provide sufficient operational readiness) findings, conclusions and recommendations for the Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E) in support of operational decision-making.
"We are honored to be working on one of the largest medical healthcare systems globally that directly affects our warfighters and their families," said Pat Dougherty, CGI Senior Vice President for Defense Programs. "This system will help make their medical histories available wherever they are stationed. CGI has maintained an outstanding record of performance with JITC, and this effort will allow us to continue to support the military’s healthcare modernization goals."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Monday, June 13, 2016