IRIS Health Solutions, LLC Wins New ONC Technical Services Contract

Harrisonburg, VA – June 8, 2015 – IRIS Health Solutions, LLC, as a valued member of the A+ Government Solutions, LLC ( A+, a CNI company) team, is proud to announce the award, on June 5th,  2015, of a new five year contract in  support of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).This contract is a small business set-aside under the GSA IT-70 schedule.

A+ Government Solutions, LLC, founded in 2006 by J. Eduardo Marques, is a management and IT consulting firm with a specialization in the areas of health programs and human capital management.  A+ was acquired in November 2012 by Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI) and operates a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNI.   A+, as the incumbent on the previous contract, will utilize IRIS to provide professional services for a range of new tasks supporting the Federal Health Architecture (FHA) program, including administrative, strategic, technical, and logistical support along with expertise to assist with overall planning, implementation, administration and evaluation of FHA program activities.

Upon announcement of the award, David E. Clark, IRIS founder and President, stated that,

IRIS is very excited about this new opportunity to work with A+ to broaden our joint support for both ONC and FHA.  This is where policy, technology and stakeholder engagement meets, requiring   HIT SMEs that are specifically well versed in federal HIT policy development, technical architectures and stakeholder engagement. IRIS has been working with ONC since its inception. The experience and insight we have gained working across all of the of the federal stakeholders’ National Coordinators since the tenure of Dr. Brailer gives us a level of situational awareness that the contractor must bring in order to fulfill ONC/FHA programmatic requirements.”

IRIS looks forward to collaborating with A+ Government Solutions, LLC (a CNI company) on the successful execution of this contract.

About IRIS Health Solutions, LLC

IRIS is a health information technology (HIT) management and technology services firm located in Harrisonburg, VA and Alexandria, VA.  Founded in 2006, IRIS is dedicated to solving the unique challenges faced by federal healthcare organizations in today's rapidly changing regulatory environment.  IRIS experts bring  decades of experience in government HIT systems,  interoperability and integration, and healthcare business functions, including the systems of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).