STATE OF THE STATES
State of the States
The Chiefs of Police Association of Pennsylvania recently awarded a $2 million contract to Printrak International Inc. of Anaheim, Calif., to develop an integrated mug shot imaging network. The contract is part of a statewide effort to link all mug shot imaging systems.
The Manatee County Purchasing Office of Florida has hired GTE of Tampa to upgrade its computer-aided dispatch and police records management system. The new system will provide location information and communicate with the police, fire and rescue departments involved. The contract is worth $2.5 million.
The state of Massachusetts, Information Technology Division, has awarded a $12,000 statewide contract to Platinum Technology Inc. of Medford, Mass. The company will provide a date simulator tool that will be used to address year 2000 compliance issues.
Pennsylvania recently awarded a contract to Rebus Systems Inc. for an integrated medical malpractice claim, policy turnkey system solution. The solution may include software, hardware and networking infrastructure. The contract is valued at $1.7 million over five years.
The Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, Wis., hired HumanSoft, Norcross, Ga., to develop a statewide child immunization registry. The contract is valued at $470,000.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently selected Trak Engineering Inc. of Tallahassee, Fla., to replace the department's Automated Fuels Control System. The $812,000 contract includes the development and implementation of an automated fueling system for the department's transportation fleet.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Medical Assistance Division, has awarded a year 2000 acceptance testing project to Inter Access. The contract, estimated to be worth over $439,000, is a 10-month program that will integrate changes related to the year 2000 problem into the state's Medicaid Management Information System.
These contracts are compiled by Federal Sources Inc.'s state and local division. Federal Sources is a market research firm in McLean, Va.