Date & Time
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
461 Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Tips for a Successful Health Services RFP and Selection Process*

Many correctional facilities across the country are seeking vendors to provide full-service medical, mental health, and pharmaceutical services to their incarcerated populations. This presentation will review the process of writing of a request for proposal (RFP) for a complete health services program as well as the critical elements that should be considered before selecting a vendor. The speakers - representing security, risk management, clinical, and medical administration - are excited to share the lessons they learned through writing an RFP and help prevent attendees from "reinventing the wheel."

Educational Objectives

  • Examine why a diverse and multidisciplinary team is necessary in creating an effective health services program
  • Discuss areas of a health services program that must be considered when writing an RFP
  • Review the important lessons learned during the presenters' experience creating an RFP

Level Basic