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Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
541690 — Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD, 20850, UNITED STATES
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Point of Contact
Jessica Alderton, Contract Specialist, Phone 301 427-1783, Fax 301 427-1740, - Jessica Alderton, Contract Specialist, Phone 301 427-1783, Fax 301 427-1740,
E-Mail Address
jessica.alderton@ahrq.hhs.gov, jessica.alderton@ahrq.hhs.gov
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is soliciting proposals to provide support for AHRQ-funded Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS) grants. Provision of support includes: providing assistance to users of CAHPS surveys, reporting formats, quality improvement materials and other products; writing, editing and preparing CAHPS products for dissemination to users; providing communication support for the team of CAHPS investigators, including arranging teleconferences, preparing agendas, taking notes and maintaining the CAHPS Web site; technical and conference support for meetings; managing the National CAHPS Benchmarking Database (NCBD), including securing and editing data and preparing reports; support to AHRQ, including performance of literature searches, maintenance of the TalkingQuality.com Web site; assistance with conducting expert and stakeholder meetings; and planning and management of user meetings. Detailed information about CAHPS products and activities is available at www.cahps.ahrq.gov. Sources must have understanding and experience in consumer assessment of health care services; providing technical and conference support for meetings; understanding of survey design and implementation strategies; understanding of quality improvement processes in health care organizations; constructing and maintaining scientific databases and Web sites; developing and formatting reports tailored to diverse audiences; performing social marketing; and providing customer service. Sources must also possess, or be able to obtain (in-house or through subcontracting arrangements), the staff and other resources needed to expeditiously carry out the different types of activities listed above. It is anticipated that 1 contract will be awarded for a period of 5 years. Award is expected no later than September 30, 2007. In addition to the solicitation being available on this site, it will also be available for downloading from the internet on AHRQs website at www.ahrq.gov. It is the offerors responsibility to monitor this site for release of the solicitation, download their own copy of the solicitation, and monitor the site for any subsequent amendments. Since it is not known who is downloading the solicitation, a bidders list will not be available. All responsible businesses may submit a proposal which will be evaluated by AHRQ. It is estimated that the solicitation will be issued on or about May 31, 2007, with proposals due 30 days thereafter. NOTE: THIS NOTICE MAY HAVE POSTED ON FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (15-MAY-2007). IT ACTUALLY APPEARED OR REAPPEARED ON THE FEDBIZOPPS SYSTEM ON 27-JUN-2007, BUT REAPPEARED IN THE FTP FEED FOR THIS POSTING DATE. PLEASE CONTACT fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
Web Link
Link to FedBizOpps document.
SN01329750-F 20070629/070628034020 (fbodaily.com)
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