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QuadraMed (Reston, Virginia) said the Saudi Arabia National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) has signed a contract for QuadraMed CPR (QCPR) service expansion, migration to InterSystem's Cache database and interface licenses that represent sales bookings of about $8.8 million, with a total contract value of about $10.6 million. The agreement covers rollout of the QCPR product to NGHA facilities throughout Saudi Arabia.

Currently installed at one hospital and four primary healthcare centers in the central region of Riyadh, QuadraMed will install QCPR at three additional hospitals and 12 primary healthcare centers: two primary healthcare centers in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, eight in the western region, and two in the central region.

In other grants/contracts news:

• Streamline Health Solutions (Cincinnati) said that Marion General Hospital (Marion, Ohio) will implement Streamline's document management and workflow solutions integrated with its GE Centricity Enterprise clinical information solution. Marion General said it "is working to enhance health information management processes, boost productivity and provide outstanding patient care."

"Our physicians, in particular, will benefit greatly from the Streamline Health solutions available within Centricity since it provides remote access to data and documents via a secure Internet site, which in turn, greatly improves the speed and ease of connecting from a physician's office or home," said Jerry Feyh, VP of finance at Marion General.

• Convio (Austin) said that Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Austin, Texas) is deploying Convio's integrated suite of on-demand software and services to communicate with and empower constituents, raise funds, influence public policy and support its mission.

It said that the move will enable Komen to better leverage and integrate offline and online campaigns and programs. The contract includes Komen's headquarters and its 125 affiliates.

• Premier Purchasing Partners (San Diego) said new contracts for chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) skin preps have been awarded to Cardinal Health (Dublin, Ohio), and Professional Disposables International (Orangeburg, New York).

These 36-month contracts, effective Aug. 1, are available to all acute-care and continuum-of-care members of the Premier healthcare alliance.

The company also signed new agreements for patient restraint and fall prevention products that have been awarded to EM Adams Company (Fort Pierce, Florida); DeRoyal Industries (Powell, Tennessee); DJO LLC (Vista, California); Posey Company (Arcadia, California); and Smart Caregiver (Petaluma, California). The 36-month contracts, effective Aug. 1, are available to all acute care and continuum-of-care members of the Premier alliance.