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SoftDev Awarded $7.7M CMS CDDS Contract

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded SoftDev Incorporated (“SoftDev”) the CROWN Data Discrepancy Support (CDDS) contract. The CDDS contract is sponsored by the Quality Improvement Group’s Division of ESRD, Population and Community Health within the Centers for Clinical Standards and Quality at CMS.

The CDDS contract is a 4-year contract that provides specialized expertise to analyze and resolve data quality issues, generate and distribute data quality reports, and improve the integrity of data from Medicare dialysis facilities to the CMS’ CROWNWeb system. SoftDev will receive and resolve Tier 3 help desk tickets on data discrepancies and perform data quality activities on End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Medicare beneficiary data. SoftDev will prepare and maintain technical user support documentation related to data discrepancy prevention and resolutions in the form of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), manuals, and FAQs.

SoftDev held the previous CDDS contract from October 2010 through October 2013.

About SoftDev:

SoftDev is a CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated organization and a HUBZone-certified, economically disadvantaged woman-owned (EDWOSB) small business. Founded in 1999, SoftDev provides project/program management, software development and testing, and data management solutions to public and private sector customers. SoftDev is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

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SoftDev Re-appraised at CMMI Level 3

SoftDev Incorporated (SoftDev) today announced that it has been re-appraised at Level 3 of CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®. The appraisal was performed by Leigh Riley with Acme Process Group.

CMMI® is a capability improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance.

An appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates the organization is performing at a “defined” level. At this level, processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods. The organization’s set of standard processes, which is the basis for maturity level 3, is established and improved overtime.

Robin Kaiser, SoftDev’s President and CEO, defined the achievement “as a key milestone in SoftDev’s ongoing and future successes. SoftDev is committed to quality-driven solutions for our customers and our CMMI maturity level 3 rating further demonstrates our quality practices for software solutions.”

About SoftDev Incorporated

Founded in 1999, SoftDev Incorporated is a SBA-certified HUBZone, Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) and IT consulting firm fueled by innovation and technical competencies. SoftDev is a federal government prime contractor providing services for national programs. SoftDev specializes in resolving complex issues spanning any degree of hardware and software performance. We are a full-service IT company and a trusted implementer of business solutions for government and commercial customers.

About CMMI

The CMMI® Institute, a subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University, is dedicated to elevating organizational performance through best-in-class solutions to real-world challenges. The Institute is the home of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® for Development, Services, and Acquisition; the People Capability Maturity Model; and the Data Management Maturity Model (DMM)SM, which are capability improvement models that create high-performance, high-maturity cultures. The models are used in thousands of organizations worldwide to deliver business results that serve as differentiators in the global market.

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SoftDev Awarded Dept of Education, Federal Student Aid Subcontract

SoftDev Incorporated was awarded a subcontract with General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in support of the U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid (FSA), for the Front End Business Integration (FEBI) Operations contract. The FEBI contractor provides complete end-to-end services to support the $110 billion per year Federal Student Aid programs, including application software development, database management, fulfillment, and customer support. SoftDev performs Business Analyst tasks to develop computer systems specifications that address business requirements that fit with the customer’s system architecture standards.

About SoftDev:

SoftDev is a CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated organization and a HUBZone-certified, economically disadvantaged woman-owned (EDWOSB) small business. Founded in 1999, SoftDev provides project/program management, software development and testing, data management, help desk, quality assurance, and training solutions to public and private sector customers. SoftDev is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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SoftDev Recognized as a Top 10 Small Business to Partner with on the CMS ESD II IDIQ

SoftDev Incorporated is excited to be recognized as one of the Top 10 Small Businesses to partner with in the upcoming multi-billion dollar CMS Enterprise System Development (ESD) II IDIQ contract based on a research article published by G2Xchange, LLC. Review the article and listing posted in the “Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Enterprise System Development (ESD) II” LinkedIn group.

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SoftDev Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3

SoftDev is extremely proud to announce that we have been appraised and received a rating for CMMI Maturity Level 3.

CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. An appraisal at Maturity Level 3 indicates the organization is performing at a “defined” level. At this level, processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods. The organization’s set of standard processes, which is the basis for Maturity Level 3, is established and improved overtime.

SoftDev is committed to quality-driven solutions for our customers and our CMMI Maturity Level 3 rating further demonstrates our quality practices for software solutions.

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SoftDev is Subcontractor on HHS CMS Award of MIDS

SoftDev is Subcontractor on HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Award of Measure and Instrument Development and Support (MIDS) IDIQ.

The Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Measure and Instrument Development and Support (MIDS) IDIQ contract awards to several companies. The MIDS program will promote the quality of healthcare by emphasizing major strategies for evaluating and improving care. Under multiple task orders, the contractors will assist CMS in developing, testing, refining, revising, maintaining, implementing, and publicly reporting quality healthcare-specific measures.

SoftDev is pleased to be able to apply our expertise in measurement management, meaningful use, informatics reporting, and integration with Electronic Health Records in support of the MIDS contract and mission of CMS and the Affordable Care Act of improving the quality of care for all Americans.

The development and use of clinical quality measures remains a critical healthcare priority and the tool of choice for improving quality of care at the national, community and facility levels. The MIDS contract provides a vehicle to objectively evaluate and promote quality of care within the Federal quality reporting programs by aligning with the Measures Management Blueprint—a comprehensive and structured process for developing and maintaining evidence-based clinical quality measures (CQMs), including electronic CQMs, based on Electronic Health Records.

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SoftDev Expands on CMS QIO 10th SOW Contract Activities

SoftDev subcontracts to VHQC for work performed on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 10th Statement of Work (SOW) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) contract for the State of Virginia.

On October 15, 2013, VHQC expanded SoftDev’s subcontract to include monitoring and analyzing trends of nursing home measures and progress for Virginia providers.

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