The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Berry Technology Solutions, LLC a $14.3 million contract to support its Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS), and Attain, LLC will assist BTS on the contract.
Four pilot sites launched VTrckS in December 2010, a web-based system developed in SAP that replaces current legacy systems and their limitations, delivers a scalable platform, and enables central administration of vaccine management.
“BTS is honored to support the CDC and VTrckS,” said Demetrica Berry, Managing Director of Berry Technology Solutions. “Achieving the CDC’s vision of building and supporting programs such as VTrckS to protect public health through effective vaccine management and distribution is our top priority.”
A component of the Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project (VMBIP), VTrckS represents the first ever comprehensive review of vaccine management, from purchase and order to distribution, and major effort to improve and integrate the entire publicly-funded vaccine supply chain.
Under the contract, BTS and Attain will provide IT services including application management, maintenance and support, technical change management support, end-user support, user authentication and security services, interface monitoring and maintenance, solution testing and defect management, data conversion and master data maintenance, functional, configuration and development support, and project management services.
BTS is an information technology consulting firm specializing in SAP implementations and support, and Attain is a Virginia-based professional services company that provides management and IT consulting services with experience in SAP-based solutions for the public sector.