Press Release: NewWave Awarded $196M IDOS Contract Supporting Healthcare Innovation in America

NewWave was awarded a $196 million contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide Agile system development and modernization services, including advanced data analytic services in support of CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

NewWave Telecom & Technologies, Inc. (NewWave), a leading digital services provider for the Federal Government, announced today it has been awarded a multi-year contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to lead development of innovative applications in support of CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). Under this contract, NewWave will apply its capabilities in system modernization, cloud migration, machine learning, data analytics, Agile software development, DevSecOps and Human Centered Design to support ongoing testing of new models of healthcare delivery and payment.

A key aspect of the project will be applying modern technologies and development techniques to support CMMI in their mission to support, test, evaluate, and expand the most innovative and promising payment and service delivery models in order to achieve better care, better health, and reduced cost for beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program. By leveraging technologies and techniques like augmented intelligence and applying NewWave’s extensive background and knowledge in health data and related standards like the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR), NewWave is poised to transform how CMMI tests new healthcare models.

“NewWave is thrilled to partner with CMS and CMMI on this critical effort”, said Patrick Munis, NewWave’s President & CEO. “This is an incredibly important program for CMS as they look to develop next generation healthcare services that better serve the healthcare needs of all Americans.  We are proud to bring such a highly skilled team to help CMS and CMMI solve some of their most significant technology challenges.

“For NewWave, this is a tremendous opportunity to apply our expertise in system modernization, cloudfirst and open source technologies, machine learning, and analytics. We will strategically support current and future CMMI models by providing innovative solutions. Together, we believe the IDOS contract will transform healthcare in America.”

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