ICF International Awarded New $19 Million Contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
ICF, through its Macro International Unit, to Provide Health Informatics Services to CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries
Fairfax, Virginia, May 17, 2010 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients and the leader in federal health informatics, has been awarded a new $19 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC). The contract has a term of 41 months.
ICF International, through its Macro International subsidiary, will provide up to 15 central cancer registries with support in enhancing data collection for public heath applications and comparative effectiveness research by expanding the data currently collected to include complete and detailed treatment, stage, biomarker and demographic information. The collected data will contribute to the Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research as defined by the Institute of Medicine.
"We look forward to continuing our support of the DCPC through this new contract," said Donald McMaster, vice president for ICF International. "We are very pleased to participate in activities that will likely lead to sustained efforts and long-term benefits for cancer research and public health functions such as electronic reporting."
ICF International, along with its Macro International subsidiary, assists CDC in developing and improving survey research methods, planning and implementing information technology, performing management support and reengineering programmatic approaches. For more than 10 years, Macro International has supported the DCPC and the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) as part of the NPCR Cancer Surveillance System.
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 http://www.icfi.com/.
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