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This latest update comes to you after a significant event in the process of gaining stability in our EMS system so that we can continue to advance the EMS system redesign and RFP process we began several months ago.
It has been a busy summer and early Fall on the project! We appreciate all of the interest shown in the stakeholder listening meetings. We have met with representatives of city leadership, receiving hospitals, public safety providers, Paramedics Plus management and their employee representatives. We have received and are modeling field deployment incident and current system revenue data sets.
In June 2015, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors awarded the ambulance system re-bid and research project to Citygate Associates, LLC of Folsom, California. The project will result in a Request for Proposal (RFP) to re-bid the ambulance Exclusive Operating Area (EOA) contract currently held by Paramedics Plus due to changing health care economics. The intent is to award a new contract at the end of the current agreement in November 2016. The project has three macro phases:
Based on some recent developments, it’s the right time to provide you with some follow-up on our EMS system redesign process. There’s a lot of uncertainty floating around our EMS system these days. We feel it too. We’re dealing with some complex and difficult issues that don’t lend themselves to easy fixes. We’re continuing to work on these issues on two tracks. Continue Reading…
The EMS Agency is in the process of choosing a consultant to help with EMS system redesign, development of a new RFP for a provider(s) and the negotiation of the resulting contract.
Those who are interested in reading about what we’re looking for with regard to that process are invited to review the consultant RFP documents here.
For those who wish to skip the detailed legal language regarding the selection process itself, information on the basic tenets of the EMS system redesign are contained in pages 4 – 10.