NIH taps TurningPoint to oversee $20B program
August 29, 2012 in Medical Technology
WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) has selected Rockville, Md.-based TurningPoint Global Solutions as a prime contractor on the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) Small Business Contract.
CIO-SP3 is a 10-year, $20 billion program prequalifying and selecting firms that meet stringent criteria including competitive pricing, technical proficiency and past performance. CIO-SP3 offers 10 task areas that meet the scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial and information management requirements of the federal government, and TurningPoint, a software engineering and healthcare IT services firm, will oversee all 10:
- Chief Information officer (CIO) Support
- IT Operations and Maintenance
- Integration Services
- Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
- Digital Government
- Enterprise Resource Management
- Software Development
“CIO-SP3 will make it easy and fast for federal civilian and defense clientele to procure our cutting-edge information technology services or IT services-based solutions that support the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and the Federal Health Architecture (FHA),” said Bangalore Shivacharan, CEO and co-founder at TurningPoint.
[See also: NIH to deploy RIS from Carestream]