Leidos wins $44M contract to support CDC health care safety network

Leidos has won a $44 million contract to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).

NHSN is the nation’s most widely used health care-associated infection system and helps provide data needed to identify problem areas, measure progress of prevention efforts and ultimately eliminate health care-associated infections, Leidos said in a release.

Under the contract, the company will provide development, support and maintenance of NHSN, including testing, maintenance and development of the application; level one user support; technical architecture and design; electronic messaging processing and support; and development, deployments; and system documentation.

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