Ellumen will provide centralized contracting and contract management for the acquisition of various types of enterprise-wide medical services
HIMSS, Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 21, 2012
Ellumen, a leading provider of expert services and IT solutions to federal and commercial health enterprise, today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Department of the Air Force to provide management and professional support services to Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). Ellumen was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) Consultant Advisory and Technical Services (CATS) contract with a five-year ordering period and a total ceiling value of $958 million.
As part of the contract (award no. FA8053-12-D-0004), Ellumen is one of a team of small businesses aiming to help the AFMS Commodity Council improve and accelerate medical services and support across the Air Force. Ellumen will provide centralized contracting and contract management for the acquisition of various types of enterprise-wide medical services and support. The company will support Air Force contracting goals, including improving customer support, reducing purchase cost of services, minimizing variation in service contracts by increasing standardization, accelerating delivery of projects and providing lifecycle management support.
“We look forward to contributing our expertise in healthcare transformation to help support the Air Force Medical Service’s mission to improve worldwide medical services and infrastructure for warfighters and their families,” commented William J. McCollough, CEO of Ellumen. “As a small business, our team is agile yet carries a breadth of experience in integrated clinical and IT services that will help the AFMS address military health policy issues, and we look forward to supporting these research projects.”
The AFMS aims to develop plans, programs and procedures that support worldwide medical services for U.S. military soldiers and their families. Under the AFMS CATS contract, Ellumen will provide a wide range of management and professional support, technical expertise and engineering services to help the AFMS address and meet the medical care needs of the armed forces. As part of the AFMS contract, Ellumen will have the chance to bid on delivery orders for services, which can include management and professional support services, engineering and technical services, studies, analyses and evaluations over a 6-year period through February 2018.
The AFMS includes all 5 U.S. Air Force medical corps (biomedical sciences, dental, medical, medical service and nurse corps) and enlisted medical technicians. Along with this services contract, the AFMS is responsible for the programming, planning, design, construction and initial outfitting of new and renovated U.S. Air Force medical treatment facilities worldwide.
Ellumen has been integral in healthcare transformation for more than a decade. The company has in-depth experience providing management and professional support services in federal, commercial and private healthcare settings, successfully bridging the gap between health IT and clinical end users. Ellumen is responsible for the world’s largest bi-directional health information exchange (BHIE) between the VA and DoD, also deploying the first bi-directional medical imaging sharing capability.
About Ellumen Inc.
Ellumen, an innovative provider of IT services and solutions for federal and commercial health enterprises, specializes in the integration of electronic health records, clinical and business applications, and digital medical imaging within and across organizational boundaries. Architects of the bi-directional health information exchange (BHIE) for the DoD and VA, Ellumen helps clients prepare for the future of health information exchange (HIE) through clinical standards interoperability, data analytics and data security. Agility, responsiveness, and personal commitment to the needs of our customers are hallmarks of Ellumen’s projects, and our collaborative culture encourages teamwork and accountability among our employees. Ellumen is headquartered in Arlington, VA. More information can be found at http://www.ellumen.com.