Accenture Federal Services secures $98m contract from DHA for MedCOP

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Accenture Federal Services, an Accenture subsidiary, has been awarded a $98 million contract by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) to manage and improve the Joint Medical Common Operating Picture (MedCOP).

As a key platform for situational awareness, MedCOP provides the Department of Defense, the Armed Services, and combatant commands with crucial medical command and control insights.

In the next five years, Accenture Federal Services is set to deliver a range of capabilities including cloud, cybersecurity, DevSecOps, agile software development, user adoption, field service engineering, and training support to the Armed Services. This robust suite of services aims to enhance the existing platform, ensuring it continues to meet the evolving needs of its users.

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Kevin Heald, an Accenture Federal Services managing director and national security portfolio lead, said: “A common operating picture is arguably one of the most effective tools in creating a shared understanding of the battlespace.

“Accenture Federal Services is honored to be tapped to lead data synchronization across multiple network domains and deliver near real-time collaboration and information sharing globally inside and outside the medical community.”

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Managed by the Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems (JOMIS) Program Management Office, MedCOP serves as the Joint Health Services’ mission command platform. This web-based capability allows for near real-time operational medicine information sharing and collaboration, both within and outside the medical community.

By consolidating data from numerous trusted sources, MedCOP supports data synchronization across multiple network domains. This provides a universally accessible, globally integrated medical common operating picture that is relevant to the situation at hand.

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The MedCOP platform has been deployed to multiple echelons of users, including those in the medical command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence communities within combatant commands and services.

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