Purpose of this Request for Proposals
QHN and CBC have identified the need for a robust data platform solution that allows for the aggregation of data from all of the disparate systems associated with an HIE environment along with other data sources that will be associated with the HIE such as administrative (billing/payer) and other clinical sources including Electronic Health Record Systems, Practice Management Systems, Billing clearing houses, Pharmacy Systems, etc.
The challenge facing QHN and the CBC is to consolidate and normalize the data from many disparate systems in such a way that the data can be easily presented to and consumed by other applications and users for a range of purposes from detailed patient interactions to advanced health reporting (population health) needs and analytics (cost, performance, risk).
RFP Release and Key Dates:
|RFP Released||On or before March 28th|
|Vendor’s Intent to Respond Due||April 4th, 2011 5PM ET|
|Vendor’s Questions Due||April 8th, 2011 5PM ET|
|Vendor’s Proposal Submitted – RFP Closed||April 22nd, 2011 5PM ET|
|Top Vendor Finalists Notified||Late April|
|Vendor Presentations Concluded||Mid-May|
|Right to Negotiate Contract Awarded||Mid to Late May|
|Best & Final Offers Received & Agreement Executed||Early to Mid-June|
|Implementation Planning & Project Commencement||Early to Mid-June|
|Implementation Complete- Piloted Go-live||Mid to Late August|
|Solution Accepted by QHN||Mid to Late October|
The complete RFP Document may be downloaded here:
The RFP document contains all instructions for responding to this request for proposal.
Updates to the procurement process:
ANY AND ALL UPDATES TO THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS WILL BE POSTED IN THE POPULATION HEALTH PROCUREMENT UPDATES SECTION BELOW.
There will likely be NO OTHER COMMUNICATION except via the “Population Health Procurement Updates” section regarding updates or changes so please check back frequently.
Inquiries and Contact Limitations:
Any and all contact from bidding entities must be made exclusively with the appointed QHN Procurement Officer noted in the RFP Document. Any other contact with QHN or other members of the Colorado Beacon Consortium by bidding entities during the RFP process is prohibited, and may result in the exclusion of a bidding entity’s proposal from evaluation.
All inquiries regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to the following address:
Population Health Procurement Updates
Ocober 24th 2011 - QHN and the CBC would like to thank all who submitted a proposal for the Population Health Solution. Based upon the analyses and recommendations of our clinical, technical and cost evaluation committees, QHN has awarded the right to negotiate a contract for the Population Health Solution to The Advisory Board Corporation. However, as noted in the RFP, QHN reserves the right to re-engage other respondents to the RFP in the event that a contract is not successfully executed. Please visit the Procurement section of Colorado Beacon Consortium website (www.coloradobeaconconsortium.
April 19th 2011 10:30am MT- “Vendor Proposal Submitted-RFP Closed” Deadline Extended to 4/22/2011 5PM ET
Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be considered or evaluated.
April 12th 2011 10:45am MT- UPDATED: QHN Population Health Solution RFP Response to Vendor Questions-
The question and answer form has been updated with answers to vendor questions received through 4/7/2011.
April 6th 2011 8:45am MT- UPDATED: QHN Population Health Solution RFP Response to Vendor Questions-
The question and answer form has been updated with answers to vendor questions.
April 4th 2011 3:52pm MT- Intent to Respond deadline extended to 5:00pm EST April 5th 2011-
Due to technical difficulties with links to the RFP and Intent to Respond documents, the deadline for Intent to Respond has been extended to 5:00pm EST April 5th 2011.
3.28.11 at 10:32am MT – New version of the RFP PDF uploaded to allow embedded URL links to work correctly.