HP Enterprises Services is one of the vendors selected for the Department of Veterans Affairs Real-Time Location System contract valued at $543 million.
Under the five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract, HP will help VA procure and deploy a management system that will assist in the automation and improvement of operations and veteran healthcare services.
The contract will equip 152 medical centers in the 21 Veteran Integrated Service Networks and seven Consolidated Medical Outpatient Pharmacy facilities with real-time location technologies
“The quality of veteran care and improving the delivery of our healthcare services are the driving forces behind implementing the RTLS solution,” said Kimberly Brayley, director, RTLS Project Management Office, Veteran Health Administration. “Leveraging state-of-the-art technology allows VA to decrease operational costs and increase efficiencies, satisfaction and quality healthcare delivery.”
In support of the RTLS program, HP will partner with CenTrak, Intelligent InSites and WaveMark, to perform development, integration, implementation, testing, training and support functions.
“The VA meets today’s federal healthcare requirements by providing an agile, flexible and innovative platform for improved operational performance and patient care,” said Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager, U.S. Public Sector, HP Enterprise Services. “With HP’s RTLS application and services, the VA is able to deliver patient-centric, high-quality healthcare to valued U.S. veterans.”