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CACI buys health data analyst IDL Solutions

By Rich Daly
Posted: January 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm ET

A leading federal defense contractor has followed up a recent health information technology provider purchase with the acquisition of a health data analyst.

CACI International, Arlington, Va., acquired IDL Solutions, Germantown, Wis., according to a company news release.

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The terms of the purchase of IDL Solutions, which specializes in "big data" analytics for healthcare, were not disclosed, although CACI pegged its new acquisition's 2012 revenue at about $18.5 million. IDL has major contracts with the CMS, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health.

The acquisition expands CACI's presence in the $33.5 billion addressable healthcare market and complements the company's November acquisition of Emergint Technologies, a health IT vendor, the released noted.

The purchases followed CACI's receipt of a $45 million contract in July 2012 to provide certain operations and maintenance support services for the National Institutes of Health.

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