Military Health System Contract Awarded to General Dynamics
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a TRICARE Evaluation, Analysis and Management Support (TEAMS) contract by the U.S. Department of Defense. General Dynamics is one of 23 companies selected to provide TRICARE with program planning, execution and support for Department of Defense (DoD) healthcare programs. The 10-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a $5 billion total potential value among all awardees if all options are exercised.
Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide planning and management services including requirements analysis, acquisition support, budget planning and management, business process engineering, technical management, program planning and execution support (all considered “Category 2” support) to the Military Health System.
“General Dynamics has a long-standing reputation of success supporting vital Department of Defense healthcare programs,” said Zannie Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Army Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology. “We are committed to helping our healthcare program customers improve their efficiency and patient care.”
General Dynamics supports additional DoD and federal government information technology (IT) health programs including the U.S. Army’s Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) program; the Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS) previously known as the Theater Medical Information Program-Joint (TMIP-J); the Defense Blood Standard Support program; and the Defense Health Services Systems’ Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) program. General Dynamics also supports key healthcare IT areas at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering and professional services to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civilian government and commercial sectors. With 15,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at www.gdit.com.
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