Government Contract | West Virginia
Open-Ended Contract for video Interpreting Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000516378

Bid Title: Open-Ended Contract for video Interpreting Services

Agency Bid No. Title: WSH1600000021

Received Date: 03/17/2016

Close Date: 03/30/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, West Virginia

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/23/2016 12:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Must provide Video Interpreting Services.The services will be needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.Vendors services will be requested by the hospital to assist with the admission of the deaf and/or hearing impaired patient who requires an interpreter.Upon admission of the patient to the hospital, an evaluation will be made of the persons ability to communicate with hospital personnel, once staff is aware of the need, then staff will access the video interpreter service.Vendor must provide interpreting for: all medical and psychiatric evaluations, all legal appointment or hearings, discussions regarding a patients symptoms, treatment appointments, individual and group psychotherapy.Additional situations in which an interpreter may be required include, but are not limited to, the following: determining a patients history or description of aliment or injury; obtaining informed consent or permission for treatment; provision of patients rights; explanation of living wills or powers of attorney; explanation of procedures, tests, treatments, treatment options, or surgery; explaining the administration and side effects of medication including side effects and food or drug interactions; discharge instructions or planning; explaining and discussing advance directives; during educational presentations, such as classes concerning nutrition and weight management.

Product Code: 96117

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of West Virginia - Department of Health and Human Resources

State: West Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 936 Sharpe Hospital Rd, Weston, West Virginia, 26452



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