DoD Allocates $70 Million To Medical Imaging

Erin McCann | Government Health IT | January 6, 2014

Ramping up investments in digital radiography and medical imaging systems, the U.S. Department of Defense awarded a one-year $70.2 million contract extension to imaging provider Carestream Health.

The extension, which goes through Dec. 15, 2014, is part of a six-year contract that includes the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The contract will come from fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds, according to DoD officials.

Medical imaging systems involved in this contract include Rochester, N.Y.-based Carestream’s digital radiography systems that deliver access to X-ray exams by radiologists and physicians. [...]