Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010
Cadence Group®, an information and records management firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a small business vendor for the CDC Information Management Services (CIMS) contract. Under the terms of the contract, Cadence Group will provide a broad range of management consulting services to support the global health mission of the CDC.
The CDC is widely known and respected as a provider of timely, scientifically-based, and trusted health information. Consequently, CDC's dependence on information technology, information systems, and electronic communications continues to grow rapidly and is essential to its mission and program accomplishment.
This contract gives CDC the ability to order management consulting services from Cadence Group for the next ten (10) years. "We have been working with the CDC for years assisting the agency with a variety of information management projects, and are very excited to be chosen as a preferred vendor," stated Tina Baker, Cadence Group President and CEO.
This contract was established to ensure the CDC has ongoing. timely, high-quality, and comprehensive management consulting contractual services that are also cost effective, efficient, and innovative. Awardees are permitted to produce work for CDC's intergovernmental grantees, such as state, local and international health agencies, other Contractors working for CDC, and other Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) organizational components.
Cadence Group's capabilities are complemented under this contract by two exceptional organizations: Cognosante, LLC, a small business focused on health information interoperability and clinical analytics, and Public Health Foundation, a national, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on public health policy and improving the performance of public health agencies.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC's mission is to protect and promote health by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Specifics on CDC's goals, strategies, and organization composition can be found at http://www.cdc.gov.
About Cadence Group
Formed in 1988, Cadence Group is a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) that provides information and records management services to a broad range of Fortune 500 and government clients. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with a satellite office in Washington, D.C., Cadence Group brings more than 20 years of experience in staffing, consulting, and managed services to each project. For more information about Cadence Group, go to http://www.cadence-group.com. For information about Cadence Group's on-demand research service, go to http://www.cg-research.com.
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