CORE PATIENT CARE and PATIENT ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS
(a.k.a. Foundation Project)
for Harris County Hospital District
NOTE: Due to the size of this RFP (in excess of 300 pages) and the inclusion of two (2)
diskettes associated with the package, the RFP may not be downloaded from this Web
Site. Request for the package must be made by telephone to the Office of the Harris
County Purchasing Agent at 713.755.5036. Reference the JOB Number.
The Harris County Hospital District has embarked on a selection and implementation project (The
Foundation Project) that will lay the foundation for the District’s ability to achieve its desired outcomes of
systems that will support the District’s mission and goals. The Request for Proposal sets forth the
requirements of Harris County for the systems required to support the core patient care and patient
administrative processes of the District. These systems include:
Enterprise Master Person Index
Inpatient and Ambulatory Clinical Systems
Billing and Collections
Electronic Claims Management
Harris County Hospital District expects to negotiate and award multiple contracts on the basis of this
Request for Proposal. An offeror may propose solutions for a single component or for multiple components
of the Foundation System. Each and every component that the offeror includes in the proposal will be
Questions concerning this RFP should be directed to Dan Thweatt in the Office of the Harris County
Purchasing Agent at 713.755.5982.
A bid bond or cashier’s check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid will be required and a
performance bond in the amount of 100% of the negotiated price will be required from the awarded
vendor(s) within 10 days after the award. Also, the successful bidder shall provide Worker’s Compensation
and Insurance as specified.
A MANDATORY Pre-Proposal Conference will be held from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm on Monday, April 24,
2000. The conference will be held at:
Harris County Hospital District Administration Building
2525 Holly Hall, Board of Managers Conference Room
Houston, TX 77054
ALL BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AND BE PRESENT FOR ALL PRESENTATIONS.
Failure to attend may be a basis for disqualification for consideration.
Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations should contact Dan Thweatt in the Office of the Harris County
Purchasing Agent, at (713) 755-5982 at least two (2) days prior to the conference.