EHDP Texas CISV Catalog

Expert Health Data Programming, Inc. (EHDP)
CISV Vendor ID # 1-74-281-5717-000
Effective Date of Catalog: May 1, 2011

Vendor contact information:

Daniel Goldman, MD, MPH
1608 Glenwood Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058

EHDP is a Texas Corporation

Web Site:
Phone: 425-271-6058
888-709-5319 (toll-free)
Fax: 888-256-3789 (toll-free)

For email, please use: EHDP Contact Page and Form

Class-Item Codes Offered

Group A: Contract programming

• 918-29 Software consulting services
• 918-46 Feasibility study consulting services
• 920-02 Data access services
• 920-21 Data entry services
• 920-22 Data preparation and processing services
• 920-24 Data conversion services
• 920-34 Data and media conversion services
• 920-40 Computer programming services
• 920-45 Software maintenance and support
• 920-46 Software updating services
• 920-47 Computer support services
• 920-91 Computer based training

Group B: Preprogrammed software

• 208-37 Preprogrammed database software for microcomputers
• 208-82 Preprogrammed statistical software for microcomputers
• 209-38 Preprogrammed database software for minis and mainframes
• 209-82 Preprogrammed statistical software for minis and mainframes
• 920-04 Applications software for main frames
• 920-07 Applications software for microcomputers
• 920-14 Applications software for minicomputers

Catalog Products and Services
Description of Each Product / Service
Pricing for Each Product / Service

Group A: Contract programming - List and State Price - $80 to $120 / hour

EHDP provides professional software and services to meet your requirements. Software we develop is designed to be easy to use, easy to maintain, and capable of adapting to future requirements. We develop for Windows, Unix, and web environments.

Programming provided by EHDP includes:

• Database design and programming.
• Internet client-server programming.
• Software development and maintenance.
• Systems analysis and requirements.
• Software usability testing.
• System cleanup and debugging.
• User interface design.

Technical services provided by EHDP include:

• ICD, ICD-O, DRG, CPT, other coding systems.
• Data cleanup, editing, and verification.
• Data conversion between different formats.
• Section 508 and other accessibility standards.
• Technical writing, user guides and online help.
• Web site design and implementation.

Industry-standard technologies used include:

AJAX - Lets web page update / modify itself.
CGI - Lets web page send query to server.
CSS - Web page stylesheet /design language.
C# - .NET general-purpose programming language.
C - General-purpose programming language.
DOM - Web page document object model system.
HTML - Web page markup / design language.
JavaScript - In-Browser programming language.
Java - JVM general-purpose programming language.
JSON - Data language. Transmits data objects.
SQL - Relational database language.

Please call 888-709-5319 to discuss your programming, data, design, or other technical needs.

The State may purchase these services at a flat hourly rate, to be negotiated based on the difficulty and scope of the work required. Alternatively, the State may pay a negotiated fixed price, based on an estimated number of hours at a negotiated hourly rate, for an entire project or set of services.

Group B: Preprogrammed software - List and State Price

A single-user, one-year, one-data-scenario license for VitalPro (desktop system) is $1,000 / year, or $2,000 / year for a data center user. A single-network, one-year, one-data-scenario license for VitalPro (desktop system) is $5,000 / year, or $10,000 / year for a data center network. A "data center" is defined as the office or bureau having primary responsibility and usage of a particular data set.

Pricing for larger Vitalnet configurations (agency-wide or state-wide) (VitalPro desktop system or VitalWeb internet system) depends on the type of data sets, the number of data sets, the size of the agency, and the number of users. For a quote, please contact EHDP.

Vitalnet Annual Licenses:

Basic License Terms: Vitalnet has a flat-rate annual license fee, with all services included. No hidden costs. No cost over-runs.

This makes it simple for you to budget. Also, procurement is greatly simplified. You can even sole-source, since no other vendor can provide a flat-rate COTS customized data warehouse.

Your data warehouse is fully functional within a few months. You're spared the huge risks and hassles of a multi-year development process.

How much does it cost? We don't list prices here, because too many factors to consider: number of data sets, complexity of the data sets, size of the jurisdiction, number of platforms. However, we guarantee to provide a more useful and less expensive data warehouse than any alternative.

What do I get initially? Vitalnet data warehouse is customized for you and your data. · Your data files are imported into the software. · Any data file errors are resolved. · Data warehouse is fully functioning in 1-3 months. · Application is hosted on secure Linux server with 24/7 access. · Professional-quality online and printed help is created. · Train-the-trainer sessions done as requested.

What do I get over time? Guaranteed project success, or your money back. · New data files imported within one week of receipt. · Full technical support is provided. · Quick response for any problems that might arise. · You retain control over data and data policies. · We add requested new capabilities, as feasible. · Other tasks needed for project success are carried out.

Which Vitalnet internet platforms ("VitalWeb") can I license? VitalWeb Ajax (very compact, maximum flexibility), VitalWeb Standard (main page and a few helper pages), VitalWeb Wizard (leads user step-by-step).

Which Vitalnet desktop platforms ("VitalPro") can I license? VitalPro for Win32 (very compact, maximum flexibility, runs on Windows PC), VitalPro for Unix (runs on UNIX computer, not normally licensed).

Which data scenarios can I license? Most common ones: birth, BRFSS, cancer registry, divorce, hospital discharge, infectious disease, ITOP (abortions), marriage, multiple cause mortality, population, pregnancy outcome, and underlying cause mortality.

Other possible data scenarios: birth defects, census, COVID-19, ER, food stamps, HIV and AIDS, immunizations, infant death, linked births and deaths, Medicaid, Medicare, newborn screening, outpatient care, PRAMS, reportable diseases, screening results, TANF, trauma registry, unemployment, YRBS, WIC.

Vitalnet is capable of importing and analyzing any data set with defined field values.

Other information related to Vitalnet licenses: We will sign any needed confidentiality and data usage agreements. We will not retransmit or make other use of your data. We will pay attention to you to ensure your satisfaction.

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Maintenance, Repair, and Support Plan

EHDP guarantees to support any products or services sold to the State of Texas. Software provided by EHDP is carefully written and thoroughly tested. However, no significant work of software can be guaranteed to be error-free. In addition, the user's needs may change over time, requiring changes to be made. Also, staff turnover at a State agency may result in loss of key personnel and necessitate training new staff.

EHDP guarantees prompt and timely support. We have extensive previous experience maintaining software at both local and remote sites, including rapid problem resolution over the phone and by email.

Any contract written can include provisions for support for whatever period of months or years is needed by the purchaser. The exact support and maintenance will depend on the actual product or service, but could generally include bug fixes, training, answering questions, adding new program components needed by the purchaser, updating documentation, recovering accidentally damaged files, and resolution of other problems that might arise.

If you have questions concerning the operation of the software you purchased from our company, please call 425-271-6058 (888-709-5319) and request Daniel Goldman. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm PST (Seattle) (10 am to 7 pm CST). In case of emergency, you may call at any time.

Statement of Guarantee

Expert Health Data Programming, Inc (EHDP) will make available equivalent replacement parts for a product sold to the state for at least 3 years after a product is discontinued. (This is in reference to the class codes referenced on the URL and CMBL profile for software).

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