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DHA awards $100M 5 year BPA for comprehensive Pharmacy Inpatient Automation Solution (PIAS)

DHA awards $100M 5 year BPA for comprehensive Pharmacy Inpatient Automation Solution (PIAS)


CareFusion, San Diego, California was awarded an estimated $100,000,000 five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA). This is a firm-fixed-price BPA, contract HT0011-16-A-0001. The period of performance is from Sept., 30, 2016, through Sept. 29, 2021.  The contract supports the need for a comprehensive Pharmacy Inpatient Automation Solution (PIAS) – Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) that meets the highest quality standards for implementation at military treatment facilities (MTFs) across the Military Health System (MHS).  The intent of this automated solution is to enhance the medication distribution capabilities of MTF inpatient pharmacies and hospital/clinic service areas while seeking to gain management efficiencies and cost savings.  The PIAS – ADC also supports the Defense Health Agency initiative to rationalize and standardize across the enterprise. Work will be performed throughout various MTF’s continental U.S. and outside continental U.S. locations. The contractor will accept orders firm-fixed-price against the BPA that will be placed by requesting activities as needed during the ordering period. This contract was competitively procured on General Service Administration’s information technology schedule to procure the supplies and services to meet the requirements of the government, under fair opportunity under Federal Acquisition Regulation 8.4. The Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

UPDATE 10/4/2016

CORRECTION: The contract awarded to CareFusion, San Diego, California, on Sept. 30, 2016, was incorrectly identified as HT0011-16-A-0001. The announcement should have listed the contract as HT0011-16-A-0002. All other information in the announcement was correct.


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