JSI Federal and State Contract Vehicles
Since 1978, JSI has provided high-quality public health management consulting, training, research, logistics, and technical support services to U.S. government agencies and other funders. JSI has been selected as a preferred contractor for a number of U.S. government contract vehicles, including the GSA and other Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) vehicles to quickly satisfy funder needs (for other donors, please contact JSI directly). The benefits of using these contract vehicles are multiple:
- They are less time-consuming than issuing a full request for proposal.
- They provide easy access to JSI's expertise and technical excellence.
- They enable contracting agencies to meet their needs in a streamlined process with the most flexibility, in the least amount of time, using a single contract vehicle.
- Achieving Public Health Impact through Research (APHITR) IDIQ
- Achieving Public Health Impact through Policy: Analysis, Engagement, and Dissemination: Domain 2: Stakeholder Engagement, Assessment, and Analysis
- Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)
- AHRQ Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks (ACTION III)
- AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT: Domain 2 – Health IT Technical Assistance, Content Development, Program Related Projects and Studies
- Digital Square
- General Services Administration (GSA) Consolidated Contract: Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) – Advertising & Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS)
- HHS Program Support Center IDIQ
- HRSA Category I: Assessment of Effectiveness and Efficiency of HRSA-Supported Programs-Operations, Outcomes and Performance and Analysis of Contextual/Policy Issues
- HRSA Domain II: Evaluation Capacity Building
- Maine Chronic Disease Program Support and Capacity Expansion Pre-Qualified Vendor List
- Management Consultants, Program Coordinators, and Planners
- Massachusetts Advertising, Marketing, and Event Planning Services Contract – PRF60
- National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Support Services
- Rhode Island Technical Assistance & Support – Education
- State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health Program
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's IDIQ for Technical Assistance and Training (Domain 4)
- TASC4 – AFRICA: Advancing Global Health Priorities Throughout Africa
- The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health Research Methods and Technical Services Master Agreement
Achieving Public Health Impact through Research (APHITR) IDIQ
Available To: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This IDIQ provides services related to high-impact public health activities through research, policy assessments, studies, demonstration projects, consultation, technical assistance, and related support activities. High-impact public health refers to the measured effect that an activity or intervention has on reducing the public health burden of a highly prevalent, high-cost disease or condition and, by reducing the burden, has the potential to improve population health on a large scale.
The IDIQ is designed to support CDC's Winnable Battles, which were selected based on the magnitude of the health problem and CDC's ability to make significant progress in improving outcomes in a short period of time. Current U.S. and global priorities include: tobacco, obesity, nutrition, physical activity and food safety, HIV, healthcare-associated infections, motor vehicle injuries, teen pregnancy, and global winnable battles include mother-to-child HIV transmission and congenital syphilis, immunizations and polio eradication, lymphatic filariasis, and motor vehicle injury.
JSI Services: Research
Role: Subcontractor to ICF International
Contact: Jane Ketchum
Achieving Public Health Impact through Policy: Analysis, Engagement, and Dissemination: Domain 2: Stakeholder Engagement, Assessment, and Analysis
Available To: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
One of the most effective and affordable ways to protect public health is to advance policies that make it easier for people to live healthy lives and make healthy choices. This vehicle is designed to provide services and develop products that are focused on using scientific and program expertise to advance policy change that promotes health. CDC's science helps promote policies that produce measurable improvements in public health outcomes and demonstrate cost effectiveness.
The Cloudburt/JSI team is able to provide products and services to address Domain 2: Stakeholder Engagement, Assessment and Analysis. Domain 2 seat holders provide support to all centers and offices within CDC in the following technical areas: stakeholder engagement; strategy planning and execution; consortia development and support; assessment and analysis including policy analyses and policy environment assessments; and meeting planning, support and facilitation.
Role: Subcontractor to Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc.
Contact: J. Patrick Moynahan
Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)
Available To: USAID
Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) is a five-year cooperative agreement funded and managed by USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health. APC's core funding covers grants management and capacity building for community-based family planning activities. APC helps to advance global learning in community-based programming through the dissemination of best practices and lessons learned at the global, regional, and national levels.
APC is also positioned to accept funding from missions for capacity building and grants management of community-based approaches in family planning, HIV, maternal heath, newborn and child health, nutrition, and control of infectious disease.
JSI's APC project:
- Designs and implements public and private-sector community-based family planning programs
- Provides technical assistance to community-based programs for project design, service integration, and program scale-up
- Conducts program assessments
- Promotes innovative public and private-sector community-based strategies
- Supports community-based organizations to strengthen services and adopt high-impact practices
APC's grant management services include:
- Conducts open and targeted competitive grant solicitations
- Prepares cooperative agreement documents for USAID executing sub-awards
- Supports missions to manage awards to local organizations
Contact: Victoria Graham
AHRQ Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks (ACTION III)
Available To: All Federal Agencies, through AHRQ
ACTION III is a five-year master contract model of practice-based implementation research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It promotes and accelerates the development, implementation, dissemination, and sustainability of innovations in health care delivery to increase understanding of how to incorporate evidence-based improvements into routine practice to improve quality of care, make health care safer, increase accessibility, and improve health care affordability, efficiency, and cost transparency.
JSI's Safety Net Partnership (SNP) is designed to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of primary care services delivered to populations who are socio-economically disadvantaged and/or have difficulty accessing or engaging in health care. The SNP consists of 20 organizations across the U.S., many being federally qualified health centers interested in the translation of evidence to practice. Additionally, the Partnership includes primary care associations, other constituent health care organizations, and academic and other research partners. The SNP aims to improve the nationwide safety net system and health services delivery overall through sharing and disseminating knowledge gained through this research. Areas of expertise include:
- Safety net
- High-priority populations
- Family planning
- Migrant health
- Primary care
- Health information technology
- Medical home
- Chronic disease management
- Integrated behavioral/mental health
- Prevention/patient self-management
- Patient safety
Contact: Dina Moss
AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT: Domain 2 - Health IT Technical Assistance, Content Development, Program Related Projects and Studies
Available To: AHRQ
AHRQ Health IT is a five-year IDIQ that supports AHRQ's IT portfolio by maintaining, serving as, and supporting the National Resource Center (NRC) for health IT and its associated activities. It is used to develop and disseminate evidence about how health information technology can be used to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. The Health IT Program's three strategic focus areas include:
- Health IT to improve health care decision making;
- Health IT to support patient-centered care; and
- Health IT to improve the quality and safety of medication management.
- Health IT technical assistance
- Develop information resources for dissemination through NRC website
- Promote and enable information sharing and synergy across projects
- Develop tools and other 'outputs' (e.g., publications, surveys) with the health IT community at large
- Enable the annual evaluation of the effectiveness of the AHRQ health IT portfolio's activities
- Program related projects and studies
AIDSFree - Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation
Available To: USAID
AIDSFree is a five-year cooperative agreement funded and managed by USAID's Office of HIV/AIDS. JSI is providing global technical leadership, knowledge management, and capacity development support to strengthen the technical competence and capacity of host governments and civil society in implementing evidence-based HIV and AIDS programs.
The overall goal of the AIDSFree project is to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV and AIDS interventions to meet country-specific goals and objectives across the developing world. AIDSFree translates research findings to programmatic practices, enhances further development of technical and organizational capacity to deliver high-impact evidence-based programs, and disseminates technical information through traditional, social, and emerging media for rapid scale up of core evidence-based combination prevention interventions and other high-impact approaches that may emerge over the life of the project.
JSI supports and advances implementation of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) by providing capacity development and technical support to USAID missions, host-country governments, and HIV implementers at the local, regional, and national level.
AIDSFree is also positioned to accept funding from missions for strengthening HIV interventions and capacity building.
JSI's AIDSFree project:
- Translates research findings to programmatic practices
- Strengthens organizational capacity to deliver high-impact evidence-based HIV programs
- Disseminates technical information through traditional, social, and emerging media for rapid scale up
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Training and Capacity Building
- Technical support across the HIV continuum of care
- Abt Associates, Inc.
- Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- EnCompass LLC
- IMA World Health
- The International HIV/AIDS Alliance
- Jhpiego Corporation
- Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Contact: Nida Parks
Available To: USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gavi
Digital Square is a partnership of leading global digital health organizations from around the work funded by USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to strengthen digital health systems in emerging economies. The 40+ firms in the partnership co-invest in proven technology solutions—particularly OpenSource solutions—to maximize investment, take to scale global goods that can be adapted to different countries and contexts, and build capacity of government, local technology experts, and health providers.
JSI services across the TECH@JSI spectrum span Health Information Systems, including building the interoperability layer between unconnected health systems to supporting global facility registries; data collection and management of key health information; arranging proven mobile health solutions; and open logistic management information solutions. The services that the extended JSI team offers can be performed as part of the Digital Square portfolio.
Role: Consortium member. Consortium led by PATH
General Services Administration (GSA) Consolidated Contract: Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) - Advertising & Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS)
Available to: All Federal Agencies, State and Local Governments participating in authorized programs that allow use of GSA schedules
For more information about JSI, our MOBIS and/or AIMS services, and schedule pricing information, see MOBIS-AIMS General Services Administration Federal Supply Service Schedule Price List
Under this streamlined procurement vehicle, JSI provides:
- Consulting services (SIN 874-1)
- Program Integration and Project Management Services (SIN 874-7)
- Advertising Services (SIN 541-1)
- Public Relations Services (SIN 541-2)
- Market Research and Analysis Services (SIN 541-4A)
- Video/Film Production Services (SIN 541-4B)
- Integrated Marketing Services (SIN 541-5)
HHS Program Support Center IDIQ
Available To: All Federal Agencies, through the Program Support Center (PSC)
The Program Support Center IDIQ is a five-year acquisition contract administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services PSC to provide social science services. The PSC intends to enhance its ability to produce quick-turnaround and "real time" information through the use of the IDIQ.
The services JSI can provide under this contract include:
- Policy assessments and analysis
- Program assessments
- Evaluation design studies and data collection
- Performance measurement
- Technical assistance and expertise
- Data analysis
- Auxiliary and support services
Contact: Jennifer Eskandari
HRSA Category I: Assessment of Effectiveness and Efficiency of HRSA-Supported Programs-Operations, Outcomes and Performance and Analysis of Contextual/Policy Issues
Available to: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and its Bureaus and Offices
This Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) draws on JSI's more than 30 years of experience working with HRSA, its bureaus, and programs. It provides a contracting mechanism to facilitate the production of high-priority, short-term evaluation studies, evaluation and information syntheses, policy and environmental assessments, and performance measurement tools and systems in support of various programs and divisions within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under Category 1.
Through this IDIQ, JSI provides HRSA and its bureaus and offices expertise in the design and implementation of program effectiveness and program evaluation studies to further HRSA's vision of providing optimal health care for all through assuring access to a comprehensive, culturally competent, and high quality system of health services.
JSI has available the full range of expertise to analyze and assess current and emerging health policy issues, design and conduct program assessment and evaluations, and develop and refine performance management and measurement systems, including:
- Evaluating the effectiveness of HRSA-supported programs and activities
- Exploiting secondary data sources to assist with program assessment and evaluation
- Assessing environmental/ policy issues which may impact HRSA-supported activities
- Developing/refining performance management and measurement systems (including GPRA and PART)
HRSA Domain 2: Evaluation Capacity Building
Available to: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and its Bureaus and Offices
This Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) draws on JSI's more than 30 years of experience working with HRSA, its bureaus, and programs. It provides a contracting mechanism to strengthen the capacity to conduct health-related evaluation both within HRSA and among its grantees and to design, develop, and assess health-related data systems.
JSI can help HRSA, its bureaus, offices, and grantees with technical assistance and training to help build evaluation capacity among HRSA grantees, including assessing and developing data systems.
JSI has available the full range of expertise to analyze and assess capacity and develop systems to improve evaluation capacity, including:
- Determining and strengthening capacity for evaluation through training and technical assistance
- Providing assistance to programs to refine their performance management, measurement, and reporting systems (including for GPRA and PART)
- Designing, developing, and assessing evaluation data systems
Maine Chronic Disease Program Support and Capacity Expansion Pre-Qualified Vendor List
Available to: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Within Maine, the Division of Chronic Disease (DCD) provides essential public health programs related to a range of chronic diseases and across the spectrum from prevention to clinical supports and self-management. The DCD frequently administers federal grants, as well as funding from other state, federal and private sources.
This IDIQ pre-qualifies JSI to provide support to the DCD in two primary functions:
- Strategic Planning: Consultant services for the facilitation and writing of strategic plans for the division as a whole and/or for individual programs.
- Program Evaluation: May include small-scale consultation/assistance to state program staff in developing evaluation plans and designing tools; serving as external program evaluators for a full program evaluation. The process would span from initial design through data collection to reporting evaluation results.
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, DHHS
11 State House Station, Key Bank Building, 4th Floor
Augusta ME 04333
Tel: (207) 287-2220
Management Consultants, Program Coordinators, and Planners
Available to: Any agency within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts managed by the Operational Services Division
JSI has been selected to provide qualified management consultants, program coordinators and planners to meet the needs of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in:
- Strategic sourcing/planning
- Financial planning/budgeting
- Policy development
- Program administration
- Scientific administration
- Disease program administration
Contact Contract Manager: Sorraia Tavares, 617-720-3304
Massachusetts Advertising, Marketing, and Event Planning Services Contract – PRF60
Available To: All State Executive Agencies and eligible entities of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The PRF-60 is a three-year full-service contract that supports the broad service needs of the Commonwealth in Advertising, Marketing, and Event Planning Services. JSI is pleased to provide services in Category I (web-based, social, and emerging media services) and Category II (creative services). Category I includes strategy development and implementation of communication and social marketing campaigns that plan for the development of websites, apps, social media, and other web-based tools. Category II includes art and graphic design, commercial photography, and video production.
The marketing and communication services JSI provides to each client are based upon the stated needs of the client and the specific target audience. Services include:
- Establishing brand identity
- Strategic positioning and communications planning
- Graphic design
- Photo and video production
- Podcast creation
- Website design and development
- Usability testing
- Social media strategy and policy development
- Mobile health (mHealth) program design and development (e.g., SMS, web based, and native applications)
Contact Contract Manager: Sorraia Tavares, 617-720-3304
National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Support Services
Available To: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention (NCHHSTP)
The National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) Support Services IDIQ provides NCHHSTP with information technology, communication, and education professional services. The vehicle has two domains: Information and Communication Technology and Communication and Education
Domain Focus Area 1: Information and Communication Technology addresses digital media channel development and enhancement; database development, analysis, and management; special data products, and web content management systems.
Domain Focus Area 2: Communication and Education addresses web-based information development and management; digital media channel management (includes social media); communication support services; training and technical assistance; marketing and outreach, and scanning and implementation of new technologies and best practices.
The IQS/JSI team can be reached through either domain and will provide services including:
- Expert public health content development
- Digital media development
- Knowledge management
- Community of practice development and moderation
- Analytics of online channels
- Web content management systems
- Communications training and technical assistance
- Online development and design, including responsive design
Role: Subcontractor to IQ Solutions, Inc.
Contact NCHHSTP: Ileana Quintas
Rhode Island Technical Assistance & Support - Education
Available to: Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)
RIDE is faced with the task of meeting state and federal mandates to improve school and student performance. RIDE has an ongoing need to engage agencies with a variety of skills and content expertise to provide services for small projects in a timely fashion.
This IDIQ pre-qualifies JSI to provide technical assistance and support services to RIDE in the areas of student health and social services systems, community and parent involvement, special needs populations, professional development, technology planning and operations, public information and dissemination, strategic planning, management information systems, program evaluation, and grant writing and resource development.
State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health Program
Available To: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)
This IDIQ provides essential professional and scientific assistance in the following areas: technical assistance and training; translation and dissemination; and program management and support.
This vehicle allows JSI and the team to provide services and develop products to support NCCDPHP's goals to reduce chronic disease risk factors and promote behaviors to make healthy living easier for all Americans by focusing on healthy environments in workplaces, schools, early childhood education facilities, and in communities. Particular emphasis is placed on the implementation of evidence-based strategies to reduce complications associated with multiple chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke through health systems in communities.
Role: Subcontractor to Carter Consulting, Inc.
Contact: Joseph Carter
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's IDIQ for Technical Assistance and Training (Domain 4)
Available To: Health and Human Services/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA, through its many programs and partnerships, works to improve understanding of mental and substance-use disorders and effective treatments, promote emotional health, and prevent substance abuse and mental illness.
SAMHSA frequently provides access to technical assistance and training to its program grantees to support successful program implementation and enhance program outcomes. Technical assistance is most effective when it targets a specific need, is delivered by a content expert who has developed a collaborative relationship with the TA recipient, is delivered when the expertise is needed, and in a manner that is culturally appropriate and accessible.
SAMHSA's strategic initiatives address trauma, support military families, improve access to culturally competent, high-quality care; develop community, peer, and family support; build information systems; and promote important messages about behavioral health.
As a selected contractor on Domain 4, Technical Assistance and Training, JSI is able to help SAMHSA staff to respond to national, state, territorial, tribal, and local programs to improve understanding of mental and substance use disorders and effective treatments, promote emotional health, and prevent substance abuse and mental illness. Through this IDIQ, JSI will provide targeted, evidence-based, culturally competent technical assistance and training programs and services to grantees to support successful program implementation and enhance program outcomes and training related to SAMHSA's eight strategic initiatives.
TASC4 – AFRICA: Advancing Global Health Priorities Throughout Africa
Available To: USAID missions
The Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4) – AFRICA is designed to advance global health priorities throughout Africa. The project will contribute to improvements in the health of people—especially women, children and other vulnerable populations—in countries throughout Africa, through expansion of basic health services.
TASC4 – AFRICA is a flexible funding mechanism and task orders awarded under TASC4 – AFRICA may be issued at any time during the ordering period and have a period of performance of up to five years. TASC4 – AFRICA funding can be used to expand basic health services including family planning, strengthen national health systems, and address global issues and special concerns such as HIV and other infectious diseases.
John Snow, Inc. and partners will help build innovative service delivery programs that deliver high-quality services ranging from maternal and child health services to HIV and reproductive health. The JSI team provides USAID Missions and Bureaus with access to Africa-based experts, organizations, and networks focused on measureable impact and results. The JSI consortium will also help improve the efficiency, equity and quality of health care systems, working in partnership with host country counterparts to identify and respond to existing or anticipated barriers to the success of population/health/nutrition plans.
JSI brings more than three decades of expertise in managing complex public health programs worldwide, including strengthening health systems, building capacity of local institutions and governments, and providing high-quality technical assistance to private, governmental, and nongovernmental actors. JSI has implemented task orders under the TASC1, 2 and 3 IDIQ mechanisms.
- Harvard School of Public Health
- Results for Development Institute
- Forum One Communications
- UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
- Making Cents International
- The Manoff Group
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health Research Methods and Technical Services Master Agreement
Available to: The Center for Family and Community Health, Office of Statistics and Evaluation with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
JSI has been selected to provide technical assistance and expertise to generate the statistics needed to complete the requirements for federal block grant applications, to inform the legislature and the public of the emerging and existing public health concerns, to tailor new intervention and prevention programs as well as evaluate the currently existing programs, and to generate knowledge to further improve the public's health.
- Survey research
- Linkage of large datasets
- Complex statistical analyses of health data
- Program evaluation, including design, analysis and report preparation
- Qualitative analysis
- Capture-recapture epidemiologic studies to estimate prevalence of various conditions and diseases
- GIS mapping of data
JSI is committed to promoting health while improving public health systems and services. We work closely with our partners to improve lives and are a resource to donors and clients seeking to carry out specific public health-related projects. JSI is not a funding organization and does not provide donations or grants to other organizations.