Accessibility Information

Users of assistive technologies such as screen readers should use the following link to activate Accessibility Mode before continuing: Learn more and Activate accessibility mode.

Recovery - Standards and Interoperability Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Interoperability Specifications Factory

This opportunity is a Recovery and Reinvestment Act action
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00069
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Program Support Center
Location: Division of Acquisition Management
  • Print
:
10-233-SOL-00069
:
Special Notice
:
Added: Feb 18, 2010 4:02 pm
THIS NOTICE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS OPPORTUNITY IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO OFFERORS THAT HAVE A NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH (NIH) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION AND ASSESSMENT CENTER'S (NITAAC) CIO-SP2i CONTRACT.



THIS PROCUREMENT WILL BE FUNDED VIA THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009.



The scope of this requirement is to develop interoperability specifications based upon use cases that could be used to test the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The NHIN is a network developed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The contractor shall provide strategic, technical, and programmatic support and expertise to the ONC in the areas of health information technology interoperability protocols, content, and specifications. The contractor shall leverage artifacts developed in other steps of the framework where the use cases will be developed using the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) and the Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) process and tools. This effort includes but is not limited to assisting with eliciting, prioritizing and establishing the service interface needs, content requirements, profile specifications, and implementation guidance specific to NHIN. This effort includes the responsibility to leverage artifacts from other steps in the framework and to manage, plan and develop a platform-independent model (PIM) that will serve as the basis for the NHIN specifications. Inherent in this effort is coordination with multiple stakeholder, community, and governance groups throughout the framework steps.

The estimated period of performance of this requirement is March 31, 2010 through March 30, 2012.

Interested vendors with a CIO-SP2i task order contract may find this solicitation on the NITAAC website at http://nitaac.nih.gov.



For NITAAC Contract Holder information, please contact:



Helpdesk phone: 888-773-6542

http://nitaac.nih.gov/
:
Parklawn Building Room 5-101
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857
:
JehovahKearse Jr.,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-443-3336
Fax: 301-443-1004
:
Rosanna Browning,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-443-6931
Fax: 301-443-2761