Cognitive Medical Systems, a specialist in standards-based clinical decision support software and healthcare IT infrastructure, announced today that it has teamed with Accenture Federal Services on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (T4) Next Generation (NG) program, an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multiple-award contract with a ceiling value of $22.3 billion.

Cognitive will help the Accenture team provide clinical informatics and clinical decision support services to the VA under the T4NG program, which is anticipated to be the preferred method for the VA to purchase IT solutions during its 10-year duration.

“We have a long history with Accenture, and we’re excited to partner with them once again on meaningful work supporting our Veterans through health IT,” says Douglas W. Burke, Cognitive Medical Systems President & Co-founder.

About Cognitive Medical Systems, Inc.

Cognitive Medical Systems is a fast growing company helping public and private organizations make the most of clinical decision support tools. They come to us because we’re able to draw from decades of operational experience in on-the-ground health delivery, informatics, and enterprise software. And we combine that with technical prowess in complex infrastructure, workflows and CDS systems integrations. For the latest from Cognitive Medical Systems thought leaders, visit or sign up for our newsletter.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

A U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Accenture Federal Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP. Accenture’s federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations with clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations. Visit Accenture Federal Services at