DRT Strategies Awarded New Contract to Modernize eGrATIS at CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awards DRT Strategies (DRT) the contract to replace the Immunization Services Division’s (ISD) electronic grant application tracking information system (eGrATIS). DRT’s technology expertise supports agency’s mission to implement immunization programs across the United States.
Arlington, VA – September 23, 2019 – DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT), a leading management and technology firm, announced today that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the company a new IT modernization contract to develop a new solution for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Immunization Services Division’s (ISD) current electronic grant application tracking information system (eGrATIS). State and urban health departments use eGrATIS, which was first developed in 2008, to apply for Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Section 317 Immunization Program grants. These grants are critical in protecting the U.S. population from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). The value of the IT modernization contract is $3.4 million over three years.
Specifically, DRT will work together with stakeholders at ISD to select a new technology platform and develop a new software solution which better fits the needs for current and future ISD grants management requirements.
“We are thrilled with the opportunity to collaborate with the IT and operations teams at ISD,” commented Michael Bowers, COO at DRT Strategies.
“Together we will be leveraging our expertise in grants management solutions and technology modernization to provide ISD and their grantees with improvements in user interfaces, streamlined automated application processes, and reporting capabilities.”
The Immunization Services Division (ISD) provides technical and administrative assistance to state and local health departments and other organizations in the implementation of immunization programs for the public and private sector. Further, ISD provides support immunization to award recipients in the form of technical, financial, and direct assistance to improve vaccine delivery and increase vaccination coverage across the United States and its territories.
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a leading management and technology firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, health IT services, program management, and financial management solutions to federal agencies and enterprise clients. The company is a ServiceNow™ partner, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partner, holds an ISO 9001:2015 certification, and has achieved CMMI-DEV Level 3. DRT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.