Maui military center to build prototype health IT systems

By Bernie Monegain
10:02 AM

A $300 million, five-year project to develop new health information technology systems for the Military Health System's Pacific Joint Information Technology Center (JITC) is in the works on Maui.

The Pacific JITC, based in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii, is the Military Health System center for proof of concept and prototyping of information management and information technology products and services to support Department of Defense (DoD) medical readiness requirements and information technology modernization needs across the medical continuum of care.

The Pacific JITC's mission is to rapidly research, test and develop warfighter medical solutions and products, through pilots or prototypes that provide mission-critical value and actionable information to the DoD, including the services, combatant commanders and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) has awarded the contract to LongView International Technology Solutions.

"As a national security and federal healthcare-focused service-disabled veteran-owned small business, LongView keenly understands the importance the Pacific JITC program plays in advancing the medical IM/IT solutions that support the warfighter, including the prototype development of the electronic health record," said Ben Long, president and CEO of LongView. "We are proud to serve the Pacific JITC and our teaming partners are exceptionally capable and committed to supporting the Pacific JITC mission."

The project marks LongView's newest addition to its portfolio of prime major healthcare contracting vehicles including the Department of Veterans Affairs Transformation Twenty-one Total Technology (T4), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) and the Air Force Medical Services (AFMS) Consultant, Advisory, and Technical Services (CATS).

The LongView Team includes Hawaii-based JTSI, Inc., LGB & Associates and DAVetTechs. Other partners include Agilex Technologies, Athena Consulting Group, Planned Systems International and Accuvant.