VA Enterprise Wireless

Contract Prime: Harris Corporation (Large Business), in partnership with Synaptek Corporation

Award date: April 2012, November 2012 & September 2013

Contract Description:
Synaptek Corporation, partnered with Harris, played a pivotal role in securing the National WiFi Program. Under this contract, Synaptek is tasked with implementing a wireless location-based grade network for 111 VA Medical Centers. The wireless location-based infrastructure will be installed at facilities across the US, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The VA WiFi location-based infrastructure offers the VA secure, wireless communications for a broad range of data and telecommunications needs including video, voice, data, and Real-Time Location Services (RTLS). The 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless communications network will also support a wide range of mission applications for the VA including asset tracking, radio frequency identification (RFID) and barcode medical applications.

VETERANS HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE EVOLUTION – VistA

Contract Prime: CACI

Award date: December 1, 2013

Contract Description:
The Veterans Health Information System and Technology Architecture (VistA) Health Information Technology (IT) system provides an integrated inpatient and outpatient electronic health record for VA patients, and administrative tools to help VA deliver the best quality medical care to Veterans.

Synaptek was tasked with developing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solution for the VA to expose all of their exposing MUMPS APIs using IBM’s WebSphere SOA Suite. Synaptek analyzed the MUMPS APIs and then developed Java based web services for each of the MUMPS APIs. The web service follows the JAX-WS specification. Synaptek used Eclipse IDE to build the web services and SoupUI to test the individual web services. The web services were registered to the WebSphere’s Service Registry and Repository (WSRR) through Rational (plug-in for Eclipse for registering web service).

ICD-10

Contract Prime: Harris Corporation

Award date: January 3, 2012

Contract Description:
Synaptek supported the development and InterSystems Cache Server Page (CSP) web based application to allow the VA to assign A1 tests to individual ICD-10 Diagnosis and Procedure codes. The backend, is MUMPS (Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System) which is a database that is widely used at the VA. Synaptek implemented the user-interface using CSP and JavaScript to validate and trap errors from user inputs. Synaptek was also instrumental in re-engineering the ClaimCheck Quick Entry web based application.

Department of Veteran Affairs