PFS Awarded Contract To Support VHA’s Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) and the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

October 5, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC – Prometheus Federal Services (PFS) was awarded a contract to continue its work to support and advance the mission of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)’s Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) and the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) within the Office of Research and Development.

The team will continue its work to provide professional services to support health services, research, and development—all of which underscore all aspects of VA healthcare: patient care, care delivery, health outcomes, cost, and quality. Through this support, leaders within HSR&D are empowered to make informed decisions that improve the healthcare experiences of Veterans.

The HSR&D/QUERI offices in Washington DC oversee the strategic direction of the research and implementation program, identify research priorities, allocate funding, communicate research progress to stakeholders, establish partnerships with internal and external entities, and enhance internal processes.

“Through our work with the Office of Research and Development and QUERI, we’re able to help answer the why and the how, ultimately leading to solutions providing better care for our Veterans,” says Carl-Henry Fortune, PFS Vice President of the Health Services Research and Evaluation service line. “We are eager to continue our work to support HSR&D as they shape their strategic plan and identify the most critical areas of research for the better care of Veterans, families, and caregivers.”

PFS is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2014. Since its SDVOSB certification in 2017, PFS has completed over 90 projects with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, and the National Science Foundation. PFS assists federal clients in planning and implementing healthcare transformation, innovation, technology, and quality improvement initiatives, programs, and projects. PFS has developed and implemented solutions that introduce innovative approaches and innovations that meet the demands and challenges facing healthcare and research agencies. PFS is also the Managing Venturer of the Titan Alpha Joint Venture.

For more information, go to