IRIS Health Solutions, LLC Wins New Contract to Provide Support Services to HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care Management Information System
Harrisonburg, VA – October 18, 2015 - IRIS Health Solutions, LLC (IRIS) announces the award, on September 1, 2015, of a new one year contract to provide program management support services to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), BPHC Health Care Management Information System (BHCMIS).
As a valued team member for the prime contractor, Management Solutions Consulting Group (MSCG), IRIS will provide program management support and oversight of the BHCMIS module developments and enhancements. BHCMIS is a bureau-specific system fully integrated with HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks (EHBs). IRIS will support the BHCMIS Electronic Handbooks (EHB) modules on the pre-release side of systems work, including issue resolution. This entails management of assigned modules by providing consistent, effective oversight according to BCHMIS Portfolio Development Phases guidance and timeframes.
Since 2009, IRIS has supported HRSA/BMHC/BHCMIS with services including 3rd tier BPHC Help Desk support, design and development of a SharePoint-based critical central data repository and design of reports for senior management.David E. Clark, IRIS founder and President, stated that,
“IRIS is gratified to be able to continue our work in supporting the important role of the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care BHCMIS in delivering essential healthcare services to millions of deserving Americans in underserved communities across the country.”
BHCMIS assures access to quality primary health care services in underserved communities and vulnerable populations by administering, managing, overseeing, and evaluating all Health Center Program activities including: Health Center operational grants, Primary Care Associations, National Cooperative Agreements, FQHC Look-Alike, Health Center Controlled Networks, Free Clinics, and the Federal Torts Claims Act Medical Malpractice Insurance programs.
BHCMIS is currently used by more than 8,000 internal and external customers and facilitates access to health care for over 20 million patients. Nationally, BHCMIS supports more than 8,500 health center sites and annually administers approximately $3.7B in funding to more than 1,200 grantees.
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).