TRICARE Awards Potential $300 Million for Medical IT

May 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Ke'aki Technologies, Honolulu, Hawaii; LongView, Bethesda, Maryland; Smartronix Incorporated, Hollywood, Maryland; Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, McLean, Virginia; Eleu Pacific Partners, Fulton, Maryland; Akimeka LLC, Kihei, Hawaii; and ASM Research Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, were awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for the purpose of supporting information management/information technology demonstrations for Pacific Joint Information Technology Center, Kihei, Maui, Hawaii, to include medical information management/information technology (IM/IT) research studies; proof of concept demonstrations; prototyping of IM/IT products; creating related advanced concept technology demonstrations (ACTD); and working with other programs of record to transition successful ACTDs to acquisition programs.  The value of this action is not to exceed $300 million. The guaranteed minimum per contract is $200,000. TRICARE Management Activity, Contract Operations Division, Falls Church, Virginia, is the Contracting Activity.

From Soldier to Dive Pirate

May 18, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

Two severely injured soldiers are learning to scuba dive thanks to a little help from some dedicated volunteers.