CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) -  AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it has completed the initial build-out of the Testing Infrastructure for the Program Executive Office (PEO) Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS) as part of a contract to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for the Test Infrastructure Managed Service (TIMS) contract under the GSA Connections II contract. The Testing Infrastructure is hosted at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) in West Virginia.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS, in support of PEO DHMS and its associated program offices (DMIX, JOMIS, DHMSM, IPO), provides day-to-day infrastructure operations support to IT systems, applications, networks, and virtual environments, including configuration, monitoring, service desk, asset management, and additional technology functions.

"AMERICAN SYSTEMS is delighted to be supporting PEO DHMS with their important mission of modernizing the Military Health System (MHS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) and establishing seamless medical data interoperability within the DoD, the VA, and the private sector," said Peter Smith, president and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. "This work further expands AMERICAN SYSTEMS' end-to-end healthcare IT offering, and, more importantly, is a step toward ultimately helping improve the health care of the active duty military, Veterans, and their beneficiaries."

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,400 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Va., the company provides advanced systems and network infrastructure engineering, technical, and managed services to DoD, Intel, and civilian government customers. For more information, visit:

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