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State and Regional Demonstrations in Health Information Technology

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Request for Proposals

Solicitation No. AHRQ-04-0015 (Full and Open Competition, with recommended small business goals)

Proposals due: June 15, 2004, 12 Noon (Eastern Standard Time)

Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850

The synopsis for this requirement was published in the FedBizOpps ( on March 26, 2004, under the title, "State and Regional Demonstration sin Health Information Technology." The solicitation issue date is April 13, 2004. Full text can be downloaded (select to access Downloading Information). Printed copies are not available. If you having trouble downloading this solicitation, please contact Mary Haines, Contracting Officer, (301) 427-1786; or by E-mail:

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, is soliciting proposals for a performance-based cost-plus-fixed-fee, incrementally funded contract. It is anticipated that multiple awards (up to five) cost reimbursement contracts award will be made under this solicitation for a 5-year period of performance.

The objective of this contract is to identify and support statewide data sharing and interoperability activities aimed at improving the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for patients and populations on a discrete state or regional level. It is expected that measurable improvements in the quality, safety, efficiency and/ or effectiveness of care shall result from the proposed data sharing and interoperability measures.

Potential offerors must be either a State government or a duly appointed agent of a State government. If the offeror is an agent of a State government, a formal memorandum of understanding must be submitted at the time of proposal submission, which shows involvement of state entities, such as the State department of public health or health policy commission.

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Current as of May 2004

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