ICF International Awarded Contract with NIH Valued at More Than $60M
Firm to Provide Biomedical and Clinical Information Services
Fairfax, Virginia, June 22, 2009 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) health informatics group was awarded a new five-year contract valued at more than $60 million with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through this multi-year contract, ICF will provide support for biomedical and clinical services, such as data collection and analysis, information dissemination, and outreach initiatives for multiple NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) including the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Cancer Institute, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Office of Dietary Supplements, and the Office of Rare Disease Research. ICF will support key programs related to HIV/AIDS, genetics, cancer, rare diseases, dietary supplements, clinical trials, treatment guidelines, and other federal health initiatives.
"As the pace of biomedical research and innovations in technology accelerates, demand for transparency and public access to this important information continues to increase,” stated Matthew Perry, ICF vice president and program director. "We are very pleased to be selected to provide our combination of subject matter expertise and innovative information technology (IT) to support NLM and NIH ICs in their challenging mission to acquire, preserve, and disseminate biomedical knowledge for the benefit of the public health."
This award strengthens ICF’s existing portfolio of large health informatics contracts, which includes projects at the NIH electronic Research Administration (eRA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
"ICF has a long and successful history supporting Health and Human Services programs through both strong subject matter expertise and the innovative use of information technology," said Ellen Glover, ICF executive vice president. "We are committed to employing the right combination of systems, services, personnel, and management agility to address the dynamic needs of NLM and the other NIH ICs and to assist them in achieving their strategic goals and those of the new presidential administration.”
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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