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Incorporating Health Information Technology Into Workflow Redesign

Request for Proposal

Solicitation No. AHRQ-08-10036

Date Issued: July 29, 2008
Date Questions Due: August 11, 2008
Date Notice of Intent Due: August 15, 2008
Proposals Due: August 29, 2008 12:00 PM EDT

Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD, 20850; Linda Simpson, Contracting Officer

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award a contract to develop a practical and easy to use toolkit on workflow analysis and redesign that can be used by both small and large practices as well as other ambulatory settings in the selection and implementation of health information technology (IT) to support practice design entitled "Incorporating Health IT into Workflow Redesign. "

It is anticipated that 1 contract will be awarded from this solicitation, with the contract estimated to have a maximum budget of $500,000. A firm fixed price contract is contemplated for a 12 month period of performance. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code that best describes the requirement is 541611. The small business size standard is $6.5 million (provided for information only, this procurement is advertised on a full and open competition basis).

If you intend to submit a proposal in response to this solicitation, please inform the Contract Specialist of your intent by completing the Proposal Intent Response Form in the RFP and submit the form no later than August 15, 2008. Please fax it to 301-427-1740, Attention: Linda Simpson, Contract Specialist, or E-mail to:

Questions regarding this solicitation shall be received in this office no later than August 11, 2008. All questions shall be submitted electronically by E-mail to the Contract Specialist, at the following E-mail address: The subject line should be marked "Proposal Questions RFP No. AHRQ-08-10036."

Answers to questions will be provided in the form of an Amendment to this solicitation and will be posted on AHRQ's Web page: and the Federal Business Opportunities Web page:

It is the offerors' responsibility to monitor the Web sites where the RFP will be posted to learn about any amendments to the solicitation.

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Incorporating Health Information Technology Into Workflow Redesign: Request for Proposal. July 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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