PSI Wins $9.2 Million Follow-On Contract for Sustainment and Maintenance of DoD's Blood Donor Management System

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI), a respected provider of health information technology (IT) solutions to the federal government, announced it was awarded a $9.2 million follow-on task order to provide sustainment and maintenance services for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Enterprise Blood Management System (EBMS). This firm fixed price contract has a base term of 4 years and a total ceiling value to $9.2 million if all options are exercised.

Under this contract, PSI and its partners TechWerks and MediWare, will provide customer support, system maintenance, training, and quality assurance to support the Blood Donor Management System "Mediware LifeTrak®." These services will ensure that LifeTrak® is effective in producing safe, pure, and potent blood products which are critical for our servicemen and women on the battlefield and in the surgical suite.

"PSI looks forward to continuing to provide blood management solutions that are vital for the safety of our nation's military," said PSI CEO Terry Lin. "Through our valued and long-standing partnership with the Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS)—and our previous work with Blood Donor and Transfusion Services—PSI now proudly supports all of the Defense Department's blood management programs."

About Planned Systems International, Inc.

Founded in 1988, PSI is a certified enterprise IT solutions provider specializing in Federal Health IT. The company maintains principal offices in Arlington, VA and corporate facilities in Columbia, MD, San Antonio, TX, Warrenton, VA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Washington, DC. PSI leverages proven management processes based on ISO® 9001:2008, ISO® 20000-1:2011, ISO® 14001:2004, ISO®/IEC 27001:2005, and Software Engineering Institute (SEI) CMMI® Maturity Level III. PSI delivers an enterprise approach for its customers in the following areas: Health IT; Systems Integration; Software Development; Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V); and Advisory & Assistance Services. Known for innovation and market leadership, PSI continues to distinguish itself through a winning combination of people, service, and integrity.

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