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Leidos : Partnership for Defense Health Supports Advancement of Military Health System through Deployment of MHS GENESIS at Madigan Army Medical Center

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10/23/2017 | 07:01pm CEST

RESTON, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leidos Partnership for Defense Health today announced the successful deployment of MHS GENESIS at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. The installation, training and support of MHS GENESIS at Madigan is the next important step in deploying a world-class electronic health record (EHR) to support health care delivery to 9.4 million members of the Armed Forces, their families, and beneficiaries. As the prime contractor, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) formed a team of industry leaders including core partners Cerner, Accenture Federal Services, and Henry Schein to lead the development and integration of MHS GENESIS through the program lifecycle.

The deployment at Madigan follows installations at Fairchild Air Force Base, Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor and Naval Hospital Bremerton, completing the Initial Operational Capability deployment to key military sites across the Pacific Northwest. Madigan is the largest inpatient facility thus far to initiate the deployment of the interoperable EHR. Upon program completion, MHS GENESIS will integrate inpatient and outpatient solutions that will connect all military services' medical and dental information across the continuum of care, from point of injury to the military treatment facility.

The program was built around the Cerner Millennium(®) commercial EHR platform and Henry Schein's commercial Electronic Dental Record platform as a patient-centric system that focuses on quality, safety and patient outcomes that support Department of Defense readiness objectives. As a clinically led information technology capability, MHS GENESIS can change the way care is delivered in the military and advance interoperability between the private and public sectors.

"Leidos is proud to support the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems in its mission to transform the delivery of health care in the Military Health System and improve data sharing with other agencies, including Veterans Affairs, as well as private health institutions," said Leidos Group President Jon Scholl. "We remain committed to excellence in fulfilling our customers' mission in deploying an EHR system that provides enhanced, secure technology to ensure mission readiness."

About Leidos
Leidos is a Fortune 500(®) science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

About Cerner
Cerner's health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 25,000 provider facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients' clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner's mission is to contribute to the systemic improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities. Nasdaq: CERN. For more information about Cerner, visit cerner.com, read our blog at blogs.cerner.com, connect with us on Twitter at twitter.com/cerner and on Facebook at facebook.com/cerner. Our website, blog, Twitter account and Facebook page contain a significant amount of information about Cerner, including financial and other information for investors.

About Accenture Federal Services
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations. Learn more at www.accenturefederal.com.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental animal health and medical practitioners. The company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein employs more than 21,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than 1 million customers.

The company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items. The company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.

Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 32 countries. The company's sales reached a record $11.6 billion in 2016, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.

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