Systems Made Simple, a Lockheed Martin Company, Awarded Department of Veteran’s Affairs Health IT Contract
Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) Contract Aims to Improve Quality of Health Care and Benefits Services for Veterans through Technology
VIENNA, Va., March 28, 2016 –Systems Made Simple, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today announced that it has been awarded the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). T4NG is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a potential value of $22.3 billion over 10 years, to all 21 awardees. The T4NG contract vehicle is designed to promote the seamless integration of health information technology, information technology (IT) and telecommunication solutions to better serve Veterans’ health needs.
“T4NG is essential as the VA continues its business transformation toward a Veteran-centric, results-driven and forward-looking organization,” said Horace Blackman, vice president health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions. “We look forward to providing our IT and health expertise to deliver the right solutions to meet these goals and ultimately improve Veterans health and benefits experiences.”
Systems Made Simple has supported the VA through the legacy T4 contract for the past 5 years and was awarded contracts supporting mobility, software development, beneficiary access and data center management. Lockheed Martin has an extensive history with federal health and benefits agencies such as Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, Social Security Administration and the Defense Health Agency.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that - with the addition of Sikorsky - employs approximately 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.