Lockheed Martin to Modernize Veteran's Affairs Enrollment Health Benefits Determination System
The enhanced system will assist in providing state-of-the-art disease management and improve veteran access to health information
PR Newswire

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems Made Simple, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, was recently selected to modernize and maintain the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Enrollment Health Benefits Determination (EHBD) program. The 39-month task order is valued at $33.3 million and was awarded under the Transformation Twenty One Total Technology (T4) contract.

The EHBD program will give Veterans easy access to their own medical records, a wealth of information on VA health benefits, expert advice, and the support necessary to make informed decisions on implementing their personal health plans successfully. Under this task order, Systems Made Simple will provide project management, technical architecture analysis and design, VistA electronic health records systems development, and enrollment systems development, operations and maintenance.

"EBHD will help Veterans and their families obtain high quality benefits in a timely manner, which is part of the Veterans Affairs strategy to increase the ease and convenience of the benefits enrollment process," said Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions. "Through this important modernization effort, we will help the VA realize targeted, personalized care for Veterans and their families."

Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions manages critical data and infrastructure for the largest healthcare systems in the U.S. and around the world. Our solutions integrate technology, people, and processes into an efficient, secure, scalable operation for better healthcare and better outcomes today. Our deployed solutions for military health include healthcare modernization, infrastructure operations, interoperability, network and case management, business intelligence, system and software engineering, and advanced analytics.

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Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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