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File #: 09-0873    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/22/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/28/2009 Final action: 7/28/2009
Title: Health Services Department recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Addendum 1 to Agreement 09-0007060-01M with Netsmart Public Health, Inc., in the amount of $23,904 for the term April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010, to provide software maintenance for the Insight software product used by the Public Health Division, noting this addendum provides for a named County contract administrator. FUNDING: Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Sheet 09-0007060-01M, 2. B - Agmt 09-0007060-01M, 3. C - Addendum to 09-0007060-01M
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Health Services Department recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Addendum 1 to Agreement 09-0007060-01M with Netsmart Public Health, Inc., in the amount of $23,904 for the term April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010, to provide software maintenance for the Insight software product used by the Public Health Division, noting this addendum provides for a named County contract administrator.

FUNDING: Realignment.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $23,904

Funding
Budgeted $23,904
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $23,904
Change To Net County Cost $23,904

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change to net County cost.

Background: Health Services contracted with QS Technologies (now Netsmart Public Health, Inc.) in 2007 for a health information, patient management database. The database includes, but is not limited to, modules for patient registration; immunization tracking; case management; appointments and scheduling; maternal health and pregnancy outcomes; medical records; STD/HIV data; tuberculosis data; epidemiology; laboratory tracking and electronic billing.

This Agreement has a term of April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010, with automatic twelve (12) month renewals absent written notification of termination, essentially making this a perpetual agreement. For this reason, the Agreement requires Board approval.

This retroactive Agreement was originally received from the vendor in April 2009; however, reorganization within the Public Health Division required changes to the modules being used within the database and renegotiation of terms. In addition, the Agreement is in the vendor's format, requiring extended turnaround for review of a non-standard format by County Counsel and addition of an addendum required by Counsel to identify a Contract Administrator. Upon resolution of these issues, staff immediately prepared the Agree...

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