WASHINGTON – Battelle, one of the 100 largest defense companies in the world, according to latest ranking from Defense Newswill be the prime contractor on a $10 billion contract to provide medical and health care services to the US Department of Defense.
of Defense Health AgencyThe Omnibus IV contract is a 10-year, multiple-award contract intended to provide medical and technical services to the Pentagon, the company said in an Aug. 9 statement.
The Omnibus IV contract addresses four market segments that companies may choose to provide services to the DoD: research and development; R&D support services; regulatory processes; and translational and support science services. Other contractors to get work in all four market segments include General Dynamics Information Technology, the Military Health Research Foundation and Leidos, according to Guide to ordering DHA.
“As a trusted provider of health solutions, Battelle provides interdisciplinary scientific and engineering expertise to improve public health and advance medical discoveries,” Nicole Brennan, Battelle’s health and research sector manager, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with our team to deliver the most innovative solutions to DoD that will improve health outcomes.”
Battelle conducts R&D, designs and manufactures products and provides critical services to government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, since its founding in 1929, the company has served the national security, health and life sciences, as well as the energy and environmental industries.
of Military Health System is one of the largest and most complex health care institutions in America. It is responsible for providing health services through direct and private care to approximately 9.6 million beneficiaries, consisting of uniformed service members, military retirees and family members.
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