Atlas Research Awarded U.S. Health and Human Services Contract to Establish Emergency Care Situational Awareness Tool

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This new tool will monitor and analyze the functioning of hospital emergency departments and improve awareness of emergency situations and national trends for policymakers, emergency medical managers, and health systems administrators.

In the face of threats to national security, we are honored to support the Federal government in understanding the potential of our nation's emergency department information systems to serve as important tools to improve situational awareness and preparedness response.

Atlas Research LLC has been awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Emergency Care Coordination Center to establish an Emergency Care Situational Awareness Tool. The tool will monitor and analyze the functioning of hospital emergency departments and improve awareness of emergency situations and national trends for policymakers, emergency medical managers, and health systems administrators.

Led by clinical and health systems expert Brent Gibson, M.D., the team will develop an unobtrusive tool that promotes collaboration and enhances the nation's system of emergency medical care delivery. The project will be managed by Atlas Research in collaboration with major clinical partners and information technology firms.

"We believe that bringing together cutting-edge information technology capabilities, a variety of emergency treatment facilities, and our unique health systems and emergency preparedness expertise provides truly unique value for HHS," said Gibson.

"This contract expands our ability to support HHS programs and provide clinical and content expertise," said Ryung Suh, M.D., Atlas Research President and Chief Executive Officer. "In the face of threats to national security, we are honored to support the Federal government in understanding the potential of our nation's emergency department information systems to serve as important tools to improve situational awareness and preparedness response."

Atlas Research LLC, a leading research and consulting firm, serves clients on issues of health care, public policy, and rural and Veterans affairs. With a robust network of experts, researchers, and academic partners, this service-disabled, Veteran-owned small business has collaborated with global corporations, nonprofit organizations, and major U.S. government clients. For more information visit: Atlas Research

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