CDC awards Leidos $44 million contract
Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime task order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide development, support and maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
The single-award time and materials task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total contract value of approximately $44 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed in Atlanta, Ga.
The NHSN is a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) tracking system, providing facilities, states, regions and the nation with data needed to identify problem areas, measure progress of prevention efforts and ultimately eliminate HAIs. Leidos will provide development, support and maintenance of NHSN, including testing, maintenance and development of the application; level one user support; technical architecture and design; electronic messaging processing and support; and development, deployments, system documentation and all other deliverables consistent with the CDC Enterprise Project Life Cycle guidelines.