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Issue Date: 09/01/2020 Contract Number: CF- 70054-21-01

Electronic Subscription to Clinical Decision Support System database


Description:

The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY) is seeking to procure electronic subscription access to an existing, evidence-based, physician-authored database, which can provide critical information to support clinical care and academic support to clinicians, medical students, and nurses. The subscription database must meet the following requirements:

1. must be an existing, evidence-based, physician authored clinical decision support resource;
2. must include a bed-side drug information resource and patient education leaflets written at differing literacy (reading) levels, be available in English and Spanish, and offer a minimum of 150 medical calculators;
3. must include scientific studies published in peer-reviewed journals;
4. must be written and reviewed by specialty experts;
5. must be regularly revised with specific disclosure as to the date of the last revision/update;
6. must provide graded recommendations;
7. must demonstrate worldwide availability and maintain multiple levels of redundancy;
8. must be available on multiple handheld platforms;
9. must be an accredited provider of point-of-care CME by the ACCME;
10. must be accredited, at a minimum, by the following: AMA, AAFP, AANP, AAPA, AAP, ACEP, ACOG, AOA, and CFPC;
11. must offer fully integrated drug monographs and include drug-drug/drug-herb interaction module in conjunction with Lexi-Comp databases Lexi-Drugs, Pediatric Lexi-Drugs, Lexi-Interact, Lexi-Patient Education, Lexi-Natural Products, and Lexi-Drugs International. Drug monographs must, at a minimum, include pricing information, international names, Y-site compatibility, dosing, and pregnancy risk factors;
12. must provide integrated and direct links from topic search results to a visual-based differential diagnosis tool (e.g., VisualDX);
13. must verify that no funding is accepted from the medical device, pharmaceutical
or other commercial entities.

Vendor Requirements:

Entities that meet the requirements above are requested to submit 1) the completed RFQ; 2) a letter that (a) substantively demonstrates compliance with each of the specific requirements above and (b) the number of years providing subscribed materials which meet all the identified requirements; and 3) provide references for a minimum of three (3) subscription clients including client name and address, point of contact name, email and telephone number.
CSOM reserves the right to contact any referenced institution and individual(s) so named.

Contact with CUNY:

The restricted period has begun with the publication of this ad.

Under the requirements of the Procurement Lobbying Law (PLL), all communications regarding advertised projects are to be channeled through the Designated Contact. Communication with respect to this procurement initiated by or on behalf of an interested vendor through others than the Designated Contact may constitute an “impermissible contact” under NYS law and could result in disqualification of that vendor.

Compliance with the PLL:

Required Forms: Vendor shall complete, sign, and submit the following forms if they are selected:

“Offerer’s Affirmation of Understanding of an Agreement pursuant to State Finance Law § 139-j (3) and § 139-j (6) (b)”

“Offerer’s Disclosure of Prior Non-Responsibility Determinations"

"Offerer's Disclosure of Certification of Compliance with State Finance Law §139-j and §139-k”

For rules and regulations, and more information on the PLL, please visit: http://www.ogs.ny.gov/aboutogs/regulations/advisoryCouncil/Faq.htm (Advisory Council FAQs)

http://www.jcope.ny.gov/law/lob/lobbying2.html (New York State Lobbying Act)

Due Date: 09/23/2020 2:00 PM

Contract Term: 1 year

Location: 160 Convent Ave, NY, NY 10031

Ad Type: General


Primary Contact:     City University of New York (CUNY)
City College
Purchasing Department
Kathy Bravo
Finance Procurement Manager
160 Convent Avenue
Wingate Hall, Room 112
New York, NY 10031
United States
Ph: 212-650-5258
Fax: 212-650-7228
kbravo@ccny.cuny.edu

Secondary contact:     City University of New York (CUNY)
City College
PROCUREMENT
ALLENA AIKENS
PURCHASING AGENT
160 Convent Avenue
Wingate Hall, Room 112
New York, NY 10031
United States
Ph: 212-650-8314 ext.8314
Fax: 212-650-7228
aaikens@ccny.cuny.edu
Secondary contact:     City University of New York (CUNY)
City College
Purchasing Department
Kathy Bravo
Finance Procurement Manager
160 Convent Avenue
Wingate Hall, Room 112
New York, NY 10031
United States
Ph: 212-650-5258
Fax: 212-650-7228
kbravo@ccny.cuny.edu