CSC acquires Maricom Systems


CSC announced the acquisition of Maricom Systems, a
provider of business intelligence and data management solutions that support
mission-critical health information technology (IT) systems within the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).


Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.


This acquisition allows CSC to
expand its support of HHS efforts to implement IT improvements in the Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act. Maricom enhances CSC capabilities in the
areas of healthcare informatics and data management the cornerstones of the
government health transformation initiatives.


The addition of Maricom Systems supports CSC’s strategic
focus on selected high growth areas of the U.S. federal government,” said James
W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector line of business.


Healthcare is a rapidly expanding segment of the
marketplace and we expect its growth to continue as the government looks for
innovative solutions to reduce its cost while improving the quality of care,”
Sheaffer added.


Maricom’s approximately 200 employees will be a part of
CSC’s Health Services business area, which provides IT services and solutions,
systems integration and operations support to HHS’ Centers for Medicaid and
Medicare Systems.


CSC recently announced that it has signed
a five-year contract to provide information technology (IT) infrastructure
managed services to Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls
Industries. Ingalls expects to be able to attain improved access to resources
and technologies and leverage CSC’s expertise to improve the delivery of the
services that are in scope.


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