Information Services Team Award of the Year 2009

Hurlburt Field Air Force Base, Florida – 15 December 2009 – For the second consecutive year, the 1st Special Operations Medical Group was awarded the Information Services Team Award of the Year 2009. Smartronix employees, Nikki Brace, Jason Perry, and Brandon White are members of the 500 person team accredited for their efforts which led to receiving the distinguished award. Also, The Hurlburt Field AFB team was one of the first U.S. Air Force bases to implement Second Generation (2GEN) Wireless allowing physicians and technicians to carry laptops from offices to exam rooms contributing to complete electronic health care records. Smartronix members also engineered the Medical Group SharePoint site increasing training compliance by 50% and making vital information available to medical staff members.

The award recognizes the outstanding achievement of all military and civilian members of the Information Management Information Technology (IMIT) team, and their contributions to both the U.S. Air Force Medical Service and Medical Service Information Systems. The award recognizes individuals and teams whose outstanding actions improve the delivery of health care and contribute to expeditionary medical operations for U.S. Air Force personnel worldwide.

Brian Brown, Smartronix Vice President of Geospatial and Health IT stated that "this Smartronix team exemplifies the focused effort and expertise required to assure the mission of the U.S. Air Force." The Hurlburt Field AFB team was competitively selected from all IMIT personnel in the Air Force Special Operations Command and has been submitted as a nominee at the Air Force level which will be presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, Atlanta, Georgia in March of this year.