Company's Work Will Help Ensure the Mental Health and Readiness of U.S. Troops
FAIRFAX, Va., June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Defense Health Agency (DHA) recently awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) a $30 million recompete contract to provide research and operational support to help execute the agency's critical military mental health research agenda. The contract has a term of 55 months, including a seven-month base and four one-year options.
ICF will provide expertise in psychological health research, data analytics, implementation science and DOD operations to support DHA's Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE). ICF will support PHCoE's mission of improving the lives of our nation's service members, veterans and their families by advancing excellence in military psychological healthcare research.
ICF's research support will be instrumental in maintaining DOD's mental health-related policies, tracking prevalence and surveillance, ensuring the Military Health System's (MHS) ongoing understanding of the mental health conditions of most interest to the military, and providing research adoption support to mental health professionals throughout the MHS.
"ICF has supported PHCoE since 2016, helping ensure the medical readiness of our nation's service men and women," said Mark Lee, ICF executive vice president and public sector lead. "We are honored to continue this critical work of delivering increased readiness, better mental health and better mental healthcare at a lower cost to ensure DOD is equipped and ready to meet the mental health demands of the U.S. military, veterans and their family members."
ICF delivers targeted health services and solutions that improve outcomes for all populations. The company's domain and scientific expertise combined with leading-edge technology solutions help clients address their greatest challenges and focus on core health missions.
ICF is a global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.
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