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File #: 20-728    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/4/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Prins Williams Analytics, LLC for evaluation and research services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $130,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_ Prins Williams, 2. 20200929_a_Prins Williams
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with Prins Williams Analytics, LLC for Research and Evaluation Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Prins Williams Analytics, LLC for evaluation and research services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $130,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Federal and State programs require Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) to submit evaluations and reports on program outcomes. These requirements have increased as a result of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), which requires evaluation design, analysis, and reporting on new initiatives to improve access to underserved populations. Measure K funding has also increased reporting requirements.

In September 2015, BHRS issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a provider of research and evaluation services. Prins Williams Analytics (PWA) submitted a proposal and was selected to provide a portion of these services, along with another proposer, American Institutes for Research for Evaluation and Research Services.

The PWA agreement was renewed for an additional two years, as was an option in the RFP to take the agreement through FY 2019-20. This has allowed PWA to continue state mandated work on the D2 performance database, Performance Outcome and Quality Improvement surveys, and San Mateo County Analysis database.

DISCUSSION:
BHRS is contracting with PWA to provide research, analysis, and evaluation services.
PWA will assist BHRS with the development and improvement of its performance monitoring databases, as well as the collection and analysis of Performance Outcomes and Quality improvement surveys.

BHRS is requesting that the Board waive the RFP process for research and e...

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