Fairfax, VA – July 18, 2016. ICS Nett (ICS) is proud to announce that it is now a Corporate Member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).
This membership comes after years of experience in the Health IT sector for ICS. For over five years, ICS has served the Military TRICARE services community and DHHQ to provide IT Operational and Maintenance support services for the day-to-day operations of three Defense Health Agency (DHA) data centers. Currently, ICS supports the Military Health Systems (MHS) Development and Test Center (DTC); the USAMITC Development, Test, and Evaluation Lab (DT&E); and the DHA Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) Branch Infrastructure Test Center (ITC). ICS maintains control of the servers, storage, network, and appliance devices, which host over 200 customer Military Health applications (DHA and Army), 300 environments, and over 4,500 virtualized systems, including numerous software development and test systems that support multiple Military Health System Electronic Health Record (EHR) application development and sustainment activities.
In addition, ICS provides database support and extensive cyber security and Information Assurance (IA) services. IA services include the management of all ATO and accreditation, STIG/POA&M management, patch monitoring/implementation, intrusion monitoring/response, anti-virus, identity and access management, and other related cyber security activities.
“Becoming a member of HIMSS North America opens the door for ICS. We’re now a part of an entire community focusing on bettering lives through Health Information and Management Systems,” said Rob Snyder, ICS VP – Healthcare.
HIMSS is a global, mission-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes through thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 64,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 640 corporations and 450 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this mission. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. For more information on HIMSS, visit www.himss.org
ICS, headquartered in Virginia, provides innovative solutions within the IT, ICT, Transit, Health Sciences, Defense, and Logistics markets. ICS’s proven integration processes allow its clients to reduce risks traditionally associated with long-term and large-scale projects. ICS delivers success for its customers by combining carefully selected best practices, a refined agile methodology, and a mission-driven management approach. ICS is currently accredited at ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 20000-1:2018 and CMMI Level 3 maturity.
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