MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- 25,000-square-foot facility opening commemorated with ribbon-cutting ceremony
- Facility represents Harris' continued presence and growth in Melbourne
- Facility will support Harris' expanding Healthcare business, including work on the recently awarded Florida Health Information Exchange infrastructure
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has expanded its already strong presence in Florida with the opening of a 25,000-square-foot facility to provide development and integration support to the growing Healthcare Solutions business. The opening of this state-of-the-art facility located at the Florida Business Center in Melbourne, Florida was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Melbourne Vice Mayor Kathy Meehan and senior Harris representatives.
"The City of Melbourne is proud to be the home of one of the nation's leading healthcare information technology companies, and today's ceremony only further strengthens our relationship with Harris," said Vice Mayor Meehan. "This new facility is a symbol not only of that enduring relationship but also of the future of the improved, lower-cost healthcare system that Harris is currently developing right here in Florida."
"I want to thank Mayor Goode, Vice Mayor Meehan and the City of Melbourne for its ongoing support of Harris and our Healthcare Solutions business," said Jim Traficant, vice president and general manager, Harris Healthcare Solutions. "The new facility will enable health information solutions for the State of Florida, our federal healthcare customers, and our commercial and academic partners."
In healthcare, Harris provides enterprise intelligence solutions and services for government and commercial customers — including systems integration, intelligent infrastructure, advanced visualization and display, enterprise digital content management and IT solutions. A leader in federal healthcare IT integration, Harris products, systems and services improve healthcare outcomes by assuring that critical medical and benefits information is delivered with security and privacy to the right person, on the right device, at the point of care.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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