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Request for Proposals

Solicitation No. AHRQ-04-0016 (Full and Open Competition)

Proposals due: July 29, 2004, 12:00 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 ( May 27, 2004. The solicitation issue date is June 14, 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 Sharon Williams, Contracting Officer, (301) 427-1781; or by E-mail:

A cost-reimbursement, service contract is contemplated for a period of 2 years, with three 1-year options. It is anticipated that a single award will be made.

Background and Purpose

The purpose of this solicitation is to establish, staff and operate the HITRC. The HITRC's purpose is to manage, support, coordinate and implement the functions described in the Statement of Work.

The HITRC's primary functions shall be:

  1. To provide support and technical services and operate a service center to assist the Health Information Technology (HIT) patient safety grantees and other HIT project initiatives.
  2. To provide project and logistics support services to assist AHRQ in managing and operating the HIT program.

AHRQ estimates that the HITRC will need 85-90% or more of its resources to perform its primary functions, described in the Statement of Work paragraphs B.1 through B.7, and 10-15% or less of its resources to perform the functions described in paragraphs B.8 and B.9.

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  • Health Information Technology Resource Center (HITRC): Request for Proposals (Word® File, 1.2 MB; PDF File, 376 KB).
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Current as of July 2004

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