Open wide: SAIC to build dental system
- By David Hubler
- Apr 09, 2008
Science Applications International Corp. will design and build an electronic dental records system to serve more than 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The General Services Administration's Indian Health Service Electronic Dental Record Implementation Support prime contract has a one-year base period and four one-year options. It could be worth as much as $16 million.
Under the award, SAIC will implement an electronic dental record system that is compatible with other Indian Health Service systems. The company will provide program management, quality control, certification and accreditation, and business-process engineering services.
Work will be performed at SAIC sites in San Diego and San Francisco, government facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and IHS facilities nationwide.
SAIC of San Diego, ranks No. 5
on Washington Technology's 2007 Top 100 list
of the largest federal government prime contractors.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.