FAIRFAX, Va., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowesis, along with its strategic partner Avalere Health, has been awarded the Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines Toolkits Facilitator contract. This contract facilitates the development of VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Toolkits for the support and implementation of the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for the care and service on the management of various selected health conditions, such as medical injuries, conditions, and diseases. The contract support the Headquarters, Army Medical Command (HQ MEDCOM) Clinical Performance Assurance Directorate, Quality Management Division, Office of Evidenced Based Practice.
"Our support in the military health space continues to grow with the win of this contract. The combination of our dedicated facilitators and health expertise from Avalere Health will provide MEDCOM with valuable insights to build consensus for comprehensive and clear CPG toolkits," commented Sheilah O'Brien, the managing principal of Knowesis. Jennifer Rhodes, principal at Knowesis added, "We are excited to build clinical guidance materials for Army medical staff as well as tools to educate and inform patients and their families, thereby providing better care for better health."
Knowesis Inc., as a Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO), 8(a) Disadvantaged Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), provides a full range of professional consulting services to federal and state government agencies. Founded in 2007, Knowesis offers services in Analytics and Information Management, Planning and Operations, as well as Communication and Engagement from its offices in San Antonio, TX and Fairfax, VA with 100+ employees. Previous clients include the Department of Defense Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity, Defense Health Agency/TRICARE Management Activity, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Air Force Medical Service, and the U.S. Air Force Medical Operating Agency. More information about the company can be found at www.knowesis-inc.com .
For more information or to schedule an interview with Sheilah O'Brien, please contact Mavis Pearson at 703-942-8560 or [email protected].
SOURCE Knowesis, Inc.