The Department of Energy has awarded ORAU a five-year, $23 million contract to continue managing its National Supplemental Screening Program. ORAU has managed this worker health screening program for DOE since 2005.Â The screening programs are free for former energy workers who may have been exposed to hazardous substances at work.
â€œWe are pleased that DOE has once again entrusted us with this significant responsibility to provide a vital service for their former workers,â€ said Andy Page, ORAU president and chief executive officer. â€œOur team, including doctors and other medical specialists, understands the importance of this project and welcomes the opportunity to continue lending their expertise to this service for the former workers.â€
To provide the NSSP services, ORAU partners with Comprehensive Health Services Inc., National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center, and Axion Health. [Read more…]