CSC Inks $54M Deal with NIH; CMO Dr. Robert Wah Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) won a deal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS) and Clinical Research Information System (CRIS) programs.

The contract is worth an estimated $54 million with a one-year period and four one-year options.

“For nearly 10 years, CSC has proudly supported the NIH research community and the agency’s mission to seek and apply fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems, ” said Dr. Robert Wah, vice president and chief medical officer of CSC’s North American Public Sector. “This work demonstrates the evolution that we see as the healthcare industry moves from paper records to electronic health records, then to interoperable networks and to this next stage of powerful analytics and population analysis.”

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