5/22/17 – Telos Corporation and Indigenous Technologies, a DNI Company, Selected to Manage the Indian Health Service’s IT Network
Indigenous Technologies, a DNI (Delaware Nation Industries) company, and Telos® Corporation announced they have been selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to operate the Indian Health Service (IHS) network that serves American Indians and Alaska Natives across federally-recognized tribes within the United States. Indigenous Technologies is a Native 8(a) company that provides IT services and solutions and Telos is a leading provider of continuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious organizations.
The Indigenous Technologies-Telos team will host infrastructure engineering and operations services at Telos’ secure operations facility in Las Vegas, NV. The team will manage and maintain the existing network functionality and design as a distributed electronic health care information system that securely exchanges patient information within its network and with other health care providers. It will also implement and support new network technology.
IHS is an agency within HHS that is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian tribes. IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people that serves approximately 2.2million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 567 federally recognized tribes in 35 states.
“As a tribally-owned company, we are very proud to select Telos as our partner to deliver valuable services in support of the Indian Health Service,” said Jason Pruner, CEO of Indigenous Technologies. “Telos’ capabilities and services are proven across the federal government, and we couldn’t ask for a better partner to deliver critical services to our nation’s tribal members, including those of our own Delaware Nation.”
“We are deeply honored to support our Native American communities, and expand our partnership with Indigenous Technologies to deliver services in the healthcare market,” said John Wood, chairman and CEO of Telos Corporation.
About Indigenous Technologies LLC
Indigenous Technologies LLC is a Native 8(a) company that provides IT Services and Solutions. Indigenous Technologies is committed to providing solutions to meet customer’s needs. Indigenous Technologies is a team oriented company and provides excellent customer service with the goal of exceeding customer’s expectations. Indigenous Technologies’ vision will always focus on being respectful, providing a solution and developing a relationship, while increasing efficiency and business profitability. For more information, visit www.indigenousit.com.
About Telos Corporation
Telos Corporation empowers and protects the world’s most security-conscious organizations with solutions and services for continuous security assurance of individuals, systems and information. Telos’ offerings include cyber security solutions and services for IT risk management and information security; secure mobility to protect globally connected organizations; and identity management to establish trust in personnel and continuously monitor for insider threats. The company serves military, intelligence and civilian agencies of the federal government, allied nations and commercial organizations around the world. For more information, visit www.telos.com and follow on Twitter @TelosNews.