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RFP Description

Due Date

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH or the Department) is seeking proposals for four (4) health care organizations (HCOs) to implement or expand evidence-based strategies that address heart disease (specifically hypertension and hypercholesterolemia) and Type 2 diabetes and improve health outcomes. The selected HCOs will collaborate with a Technical Assistance vendor selected through a separate RFP to carry out these strategies in communities at higher than usual risk for heart disease and diabetes. Deliverables include, but are not limited to, use of Electronic Health Records to identify appropriate patients to target for improve rates of diabetes and pre-diabetes education, medication therapy management and self-monitoring of blood pressure. The goal is to enhance existing activities advancing population health and chronic disease management.

Deadline for submission of proposals is 3:30 p.m. April 1, 2019 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH or the Department), is seeking proposals for a contractor to act as Technical Assistance vendor (TA vendor) to guide 4 health care organizations (HCOs) selected through a separate RFP in implementing or expanding evidence-based strategies that address heart disease (specifically hypertension and hypercholesterolemia) and Type 2 diabetes and improve health outcomes, and integrate and enhance other population health activities. The selected vendor will collaborate with HCOs located in identified areas serving populations at higher than usual risk for heart disease and diabetes. Deliverables include assessment of each HCO's project baseline readiness, in-the-field technical support to the HCOs, engaging subject matter experts for the HCOs to develop or enhance self-monitored blood pressure programs with clinical support, diabetes/pre-diabetes education programming and Medication Therapy Management. The TA vendor will also support each HCOs' Health Information Technology (HIT) vendor to meet the HIT goals of the grant and will participate with the Department in the project’s evaluation processes.

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is 3:30 p.m. April 8, 2019