Pentagon EHR bidders state their case

By Marla Durben Hirsch

The U.S. Department of Defense's decision about which bidding group will be awarded the coveted contract to modernize its electronic health record system is coming down the home stretch. The Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, estimated to be worth $11 billion, would be rolled out in three major phases over the course of several years.

The field has been narrowed to three finalists: Computer Sciences Corp., teaming with Hewlett Packard (HP) and Allscripts; Cerner, with Leidos and Accenture Federal; and IBM, Epic and Impact Advisors.

Representatives from each team recently spoke with FierceEMR to share why their bids should win the contract.