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HHS awards $49m contract to Ernst & Young LLP for IAAI products and services

TYSONS, Va., July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $49 million IDIQ (indefinite delivery indefinite quantity) contract vehicle to the EY US Government & Public Sector practice for intelligent automation and artificial intelligence (IAAI) products and services.

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The Health and Human Services Program Support Center is managing a government-wide contract vehicle for IAAI services. The intent of the vehicle is to promote innovation in this space through funding support for rapid prototyping and proof of concepts leveraging robotic process automation, natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

"We're honored we've been selected and are presented with the opportunity to share our IAAI capabilities to help HHS and other agencies transform their operations," said Mike Herrinton, Partner and US Government & Public Sector Leader at Ernst & Young LLP. "EY implements digital solutions with modern technologies that can help agencies unlock the potential of their data and assets, and change the way customers interact with the government."

EY is helping the government become digital through the transformation of technology, information, processes and people. When robotic, intelligent and autonomous systems are integrated, the result is intelligent automation ? widening the scope of potential tasks and processes that can be automated. This powerful combination brings transformation across the whole spectrum of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things. EY Digital & Emerging Technologies services enhance customer experience so that agencies can improve their operations and deliver trusted digital experiences to their customers.

The contract will help federal agencies pilot, test and implement advanced technologies that can transform business processes and enhance mission delivery in the federal government.

About EY Global Government & Public Sector practice

Around the world, governments and not-for-profit organizations are continually seeking innovative answers to complex challenges. They are striving to provide better services at lower costs and to create sustainable economic development, a safe environment, more transparency and increased accountability. EY combines private sector leading practices with an understanding of the public sector's diverse needs, focusing on building organizations' capabilities to deliver improved public services. Drawing on many years of experience, we can work with you to help strengthen your organization and achieve lasting improvements. Our Global Government & Public Sector practice brings together teams of highly skilled professionals from our assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. We are inspired by a deep commitment to help you meet your goals and enhance public value, for today and tomorrow. Learn more at ey.com/govpublicsector.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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This news release has been issued by Ernst & Young LLP, a member of the global EY organization that provides services to clients in the US.


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