Company to Help Federal Agency Assess Overall Readiness for Disaster Response and Recovery Mission
Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 2014 – Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced it received a new five-year contract with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This follow-on contract includes providing program management support for the Response Directorate Assistant Administrator & Directorate Personnel. FEMA has awarded five task orders against this new contract to provide program management support across the directorate.
For the Office of Readiness and Assessment, Apprio will continue providing expert consulting services and technical assistance and support for the FEMA Readiness and Assessment Program (F-RAP), Office of Response and Recovery (ORR) Continuous Improvement Working Group (CIWG) and Operational Analysis. Additionally, Apprio will design and format any new F-RAP tools and resources needed to support program execution. The FEMA F-RAP provides the FEMA administrator and senior leadership with information to assess the agency’s overall readiness to fulfill its disaster response and recovery missions.
“We’re very pleased to have the opportunity to continue supporting FEMA for another five years,” says Darryl F. Britt, Apprio’s president and founder. “Apprio will aid FEMA leadership with tools for readiness, efficiency and effectiveness in its emergency response. Emergency response and preparedness are core Apprio capabilities, and working together with FEMA, we have the opportunity to help ensure the country has planned and prepared for a wide variety of emergency situations.”
The new contract support focuses on materials development, direct evaluation and meeting support and the compilation and technical editing of ORA reporting documents, among other duties.
Apprio is a provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets. The company provides innovative IT and program services in healthcare IT, emergency response management and financial management. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and thought-leadership provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms.
Apprio built the federal government’s Disaster Medical Information Suite (DMIS), an electronic health record (EHR) and situational awareness solution used to manage medical care during federal disasters and designated national security events such as the Gulf Oil Spill, Haiti Earthquake and Hurricane Katrina. For more information, visit www.apprioinc.com.