Booz Allen Hamilton, the McLean, Va.-based consultant to various U.S. military and national security agencies, has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million contract to provide privacy and compliance services to the National Institutes of Health.
Booz Allen gets federal privacy contract
"People must feel comfortable in providing researchers access to personal health information, knowing that their privacy will be ensured—it's critical for the NIH to accomplish its mission," Booz Allen Senior Vice President Andrea Inserra said in a news release.
Booz Allen will help the NIH meet requirements of the various federal privacy laws and reporting requirements, the statement said. It has worked with the NIH on privacy and compliance since 2006, it said.
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