Task Area 1


Task Area 1 – IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare

The objective of this task area is to support Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare by performing studies and analyses and providing operational, technical, and maintenance services for the systems, subsystems, and equipment, some of which interface with, and are extensions to, information systems throughout the federal government.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Health Sciences Informatic and Computational Services
  2. Health Communication Support Services and Enhancements to Facilitate Integration and Data Exchange at the Federal, State, and Local Level
  3. Integration of Health Systems Across Federal Agencies and Public and Private Healthcare Systems
  4. Modernization and Enhancement of Existing Health IT Legacy Systems
  5. Automation of Administrative and Clinical Processes
  6. Biomedical Information Services
  7. Biomedical Modeling, Visualization, and Simulation
  8. Biosurveillance and Disease Management Support
  9. Scientific Computing Services
  10. IT Clinical Support Services
  11. Healthcare Payment Processes and Fraud and Abuse in Medical Claims
  12. Security of Healthcare and Biomedical Research Systems
  13. IT Service Management
  14. Healthcare Systems Studies
  15. Natural Language Processing Software and Services (Biology/Medicine Focus)
  16. Medical Computer-based Training
  17. Standards Development for Health IT Services

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