Veterans Health Administration Awards 508 Contract to BayFirst
BayFirst Solutions has been awarded a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Section 508 contract to develop and implement sound section 508 policies, update and monitor procurement processes, prepare for DOJ and OMB E-Gov and Section 508 reporting obligations, assess Section 508 conformance of specific products, remediate existing websites, train agency personnel and contractors, survey and assess agency needs, and manage programs for the VHA. The value of this five-year contract is approximately $1.16 million.
The Veterans Healthcare System is an organization within the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which serves the needs of America’s veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. The VA health care system includes 154 medical centers and more than 1,300 sites of care. More than 5.3 million people received care in VA health care facilities in 2005.
Robert Rice, President and Managing Partner for BayFirst, said, “We are pleased to help our country’s Veterans by ensuring that VHA electronic and information technology are accessible. Over the last decade, VHA has transformed itself into the world’s best run hospital system and we are proud that VHA selected us because of our unique talents, unmatched expertise in Section 508 and program management, and wide-ranging perspectives and diverse backgrounds. We look forward to helping VHA create the world’s best run Section 508 program that will set a new benchmark for what can be accomplished.”
BayFirst Solutions LLC (www.bayfirst.com) is an 8(a) professional services consulting firm that implements complex management and technological solutions for the US Federal government and private sector. Our core strengths include program management, systems engineering, risk management, and learning services. We leverage the effective convergence of people, process and technology.