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WEDI Request for Quotation (RFQ)

July 26, 2013

WEDI is seeking a highly experienced project manager to lead a new industry-led Health IT research project designed to help serve as a roadmap for the healthcare industry in the capture and transmission of unique device identifiers (UDI).  The project manager serves as the key individual charged with leading the design, development and execution of the research project, and also will serve as the primary writer and editor for the final report.  View the complete RFQ

In responding to this RFQ, WEDI expects that the vendor will assume the following work elements: 

Project Management

•  Direct and manage project development from beginning to end

•  Define and track milestones that support business goals in collaboration with management and stakeholders

•  Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents

•  Assist in logistics planning for face-to-face venues, including workgroup meetings and report announcement events

•  Be available for questions and clarifications

•  Oversee and coordinate UDI working group and Policy Advisory Groups (PAGs) as identified

•  Ensure the project is on time and on budget


Writing & Research

•  Conduct research into UDI and methodologies and best practices in sharing UDI information

•  Write the UDI based in large measure on input from participating volunteers

•  Communicate project status on a regular basis to management and maintain a repository of project documentation

Outreach & Communications

•  Assist in identifying and outreaching to organizations that should be involved in the leadership and execution of the project

•  Prepare and conduct formal presentations for large groups for key decision makers as needed

•  Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

•  Liaise with project stakeholders, workgroup leaders and staff on an ongoing basis

•  Assist in targeting opportunities for grant or private funding and assisting in pursuing those funding options as needed

 View the complete RFQ