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2013-07-12 – Electronic Medical Records

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RFP Category: Electronic Health/Medical Records
RFP Sponsor: Northwest Educational Service District 189

Posted Date: 2013-06-12
Due Date: 2013-07-12

Contact Name: Eric Chambers
Contact Title: Director of Evaluation, Planning, and Development
Contact E-mail: echambers@NWESD

Description: The Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD 189) is requesting proposals from individuals and firms for an Electronic Medical Records system to support an expanding school and community based behavioral health program.

Currently the NWESD 189 uses a combination of paper and electronic files (PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Access) to store, retrieve, and analyze consumer records. By adopting an Electronic Medical Records System, the NWESD 189 hopes to improve:

• the tracking of children’s and youths’ behavioral health records

• the flow of information between and among
o NWESD 189 and various funding agencies
o program managers and clinicians

• the collection of data to track achievement, effectiveness, efficiency, and fidelity

Preferred elements
• Hosted solution
• Appointment scheduling
• Billing function
• Ability to upload and store images
• Ability to upload and store audio recording
• Ability to accept approvals directly from approval authorities including North Sound Mental Health Administration (NSMHA)

July 25, 2013