VA cancels Solicitation: CONNECT Application

**Updated September 10, 2019

The purpose of Amendement 005 is to cancel this requirement.

RFQ# 36C24719Q0622 is cancelled for changes in the requirement that were requested by the customer.

A new RFQ will be issued at a later date/time within Fiscal Year 2020.

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Posted June 11, 2019

This solicitation is being issued as a tiered evaluation for SDVOSB concerns, or in the alternative, a tiered evaluation for VOSB concerns, or in the alternative, a set-aside for other small business concerns with HUBZone small business concerns and 8(a) participants having priority. If award cannot be made, the solicitation will be cancelled and the requirement resolicited.

The CONNECT app, which currently is in development phase, will be a user-friendly, readily available electronic smart phone application that can be used to monitor responses from patients from a computer/laptop and that allows interaction through a cellular connection, between a participant and a crisis response health care provider.

VA requires a contractor to develop and support the CONNECT APP; to include the input derived from SME as detailed from the above-mentioned objectives. The CONNECT APP will need to be fully operational by August 1, 2019.  Real-time support of the CONNECT APP shall be for at least one year. No patient information will be required for initial beta testing.


  • VA to recruit a suicide subject matter expert (SME) to write dialogues required to build the integrated CONNECT APP
  • Vendor to implement a 30-day suicide prevention disease management protocol (DMP) across the five VA sites utilizing the system for hub and interactive voice response (IVR) in (English) for CONNECT APP
  • Vendor to identify how to integrate CONNECT APP autodial to VA Suicide prevention hotline

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