DLH Awarded DHA OMNIBUS IV Military Medical Research and Development Contract
Atlanta, Georgia – May 25, 2022 – DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading provider of innovative healthcare services and solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract to provide health-related research and development and support services to the Department of Defense (“DoD”).
DLH will compete for individual task orders across two of OMNIBUS IV’s market segments – Research & Development and Research & Development Support Services. The contract covers medical simulation technology, research into infectious diseases and radiation effects, battlefield healthcare, clinical medicine, chemical and biological readiness, genomics and omics-based research, and science technologies. The multiple-award contract has a five-year base period and a five-year extension option, and, in aggregate, has a $10 billion ceiling for all awardees. Specific values will be allocated to contractors as task orders are competed and awarded.
“DLH is committed to providing the highest quality care to the American warfighter,” said Jackie Everett, DLH Chief Growth Officer. “The medical research activities covered in this contract perfectly align with our expanded core competencies – including digital transformation, modeling and simulation, clinical, medical, and scientific research, artificial intelligence and machine learning, telehealth research and application, and more – positioning us well to win task orders on this ID/IQ contract.”
“With this vehicle DLH is in a position to help enhance the force health readiness posture of our military through application of our expertise across the full continuum of care – ranging from scientific research and clinical trials through advanced development to care delivery systems in the battlefield,” added Zach Parker, DLH President and CEO.
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