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R -- Users Network (UN) Project

Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
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 is conducting a market survey to seek potential sources from ALL qualified small business firms (particularly Women Owned, SBA Certified HUBZone and/or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses) under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 541690 which have the capability to carry out the Users Network (UN) project. The purpose of this project is 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. Interested small businesses should email their capability statement to Jessica Alderton, Contracting Officer at Jessica.Alderton@ahrq.hhs.gov no later than 12:00 noon eastern standard time, on February 1, 2007. Organizations should tailor their capability statements to this request and should include their small business designations (i.e. HUBZone, 8 (a), Women Owned) on the cover page. NOTE: THIS NOTICE MAY HAVE POSTED ON FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (16-JAN-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.
SN01329805-F 20070629/070628034511 (fbodaily.com)
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