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GSA to Assign New Special Item Number for Health IT Under Schedule 70; Roya Konzman Comments

electronic-health-record-EHRThe General Services Administration plans to designate a new special item number for health information technology services under the agency’s Information Technology Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle, Federal Times reported Monday.

Carten Cordell writes government agencies will have access to health IT services under 132-56 SIN.

Roya Konzman, senior IT specialist at GSA, told Federal Times that the move to assign a new SIN under Schedule 70 comes as GSA projects government spending on health IT services to reach $31.3 billion by 2017.

GSA expects to issue a draft solicitation for the new SIN in May and launch the final solicitation for the new category between June and July, according to the report.

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