Dr. Robert Wah: CSC, HP, Allscripts Team to Pursue Military Health IT Contract

HealthITComputer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) have partnered to compete for the Defense Department‘s multi-billion dollar Healthcare Management System Modernization contract.

The companies aim to provide an enterprise platform that will work to integrate DoD’s disparate military e-health records systems and to help connect service members and their families with healthcare providers, CSC said Tuesday.

“Together with our teammates, we will deliver a solution that improves care of military beneficiaries and keeps our fighting force strong and fit, ” said Dr. Robert Wah,   CSC chief medical officer.

“We intend to provide to military members and their families the same outstanding service that they deliver to our nation on a regular basis, ” Wah added.

HP brings 50 years of experience in developing IT products and services for government and commercial healthcare organizations, according to CSC.

CSC says Allscripts will contribute its open architecture for managing systems and data to the alliance.

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