Army seeks COTS support for mobile health system

Army seeks COTS support for mobile health system

The Army’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center is conducting market research for commercial software and other support to supplement its bi-directional secure mobile health system, the Mobile Health Care Environment. MHCE serves as a secure mobile messaging system that facilitates patient-to-provider, patient-to-system, provider-to-provider and provider-to-system interactions. 

The Army’s current MHCE system is a hybrid of interoperable government and commercial off-the-shelf  technologies. The system must provide the following features:

  • A mobile application platform capable of supporting all current major industry mobile operating systems and a select number of feature phone run-time environments.
  • Secure mobile content management with a dynamic publication mechanism through MHCE system settings.
  • Mobile application protection featuring encryption of data at rest and in transit.
  • Seamless integration with biosensor technologies for home health monitoring that leverages a “bring your own sensor” model.

Responses are due June 24, 2015.

About the Author

Mark Pomerleau is a former editorial fellow with GCN and Defense Systems.

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