NIH Heart Institute Picks Five for $184M IT Services IDIQ

HealthITA National Institutes of Health division has selected five contractors to compete for task orders on a potential $184 million contract covering information technology support services.

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) announced Wednesday it won $18 million in orders to install new technology for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute‘s websites and databases.

Washington Technology reports the NHLBI awarded the other four spots to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Paragon, Sapient and SRA International.

Booz Allen and SAIC also hold positions on a potential $20 billion contract, awarded in May 2012 by NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center.

Defense and civilian agencies use the CIO-SP3 vehicle to acquire IT products and services for areas such as cloud computing, cybersecurity and healthcare IT.

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