NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare today announced that it has been awarded a new Digital Imaging Network-PACS (DIN-PACS) IV contract by the United States Defense Logistics Agency. The DIN-PACS IV contract is a multiyear, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a combined five-year base period and one five-year option period.
Under the DIN-PACS IV contract, the Military Health System and Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities can procure the full suite of McKesson enterprise imaging solutions, which are now part of Change Healthcare. With more than 3000 installations, the company's industry-leading portfolio of enterprise imaging solutions includes diagnostic imaging and workflow products, picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), radiology solutions, and cardiovascular imaging systems.
The award follows several key military installations completed at Camp Pendleton, Walter Reed Medical, Fort Belvoir, Malcolm Grow, and four VISN facilities (VISN 5, VISN 6, VISN 9, VISN 17). The solutions are used to help improve care collaboration and streamline workflow while helping speed care and reduce administrative cost.
"We have a track record of meeting the U.S. government's stringent requirements for system security, interoperability, and patient safety," said Erkan Akyuz, EVP & president of Imaging, Workflow & Care Solutions, Change Healthcare. "The government expects secure, flexible, scalable, and reliable imaging solutions, and it is an honor to provide these mission-critical solutions to support military families and veterans. Our focus is on helping the military health system use enterprise imaging to achieve their goals of better outcomes for patients and connected, coordinated care."
Change Healthcare's enterprise imaging solutions include specialty products for radiology and cardiology, as well as workflow management and infrastructure for health systems.
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