VA Taps Lockheed Subsidiary for Vets Benefits Enrollment System Modernization Project; Horace Blackman Comments

Horace Blackman
Horace Blackman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 5, 2016 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary will support the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ project to modernize the Enrollment Health Benefits Determination system under a $33.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

Systems Made Simple will develop, operate and maintain systems for the EHBD program as well as help the department create VistA-based electronic health record systems, Lockheed said Wednesday.

“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’s information systems and global solutions segment.

“Through this important modernization effort, we will help the VA realize targeted, personalized care for Veterans and their families.”

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