VA RFI: Integrated Health Standards & Interoperability Support Services (IHS&ISS)

Notice ID: 36C77621Q0007

The contractor shall provide services to support Standards & Interoperability (S&I) for the Office of Health Informatics (OHI). The contractor shall primarily support Knowledge Based Systems (KBS) within the Clinical Informatics & Data Management Office (CIDMO) division but may support other S&I initiatives within OHI as determined and requested by the Government.

The contractor shall collaborate between business owners, health standards architects, VA project teams, industry experts, and standards-related organizations to accomplish successful, open-source health standards-based solutions to meet VA’s needs. The contractor shall engage in VA, Government, and industry efforts to advance data and knowledge sharing in support of a seamless Veteran care experience.  Whether working collaborative with VA project teams, such as the EHR Modernization (EHRM) Program, or engaging in workgroups to advance standards such as HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), the contractor shall provide support to advance, consume, implement, and improve industry standards and their usage in support of Veteran care and wellness.

The contractor shall advance the clinical decision support agenda and improvements in availability and accuracy of patient data, and support improvement in interoperability, clinical knowledge and workflow.  The contractor shall provide support services in the following four (4) Technical Functional Areas:

  • Program and Project Management, and Knowledge Management
  • SDO, Industry, and Government Project Engagement
  • Interoperability Strategy and Architecture
  • VA Standards Advancement and Adoption

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