ASTM International - ASTM E1959-98
Standard Guide for Requests for Proposals Regarding Medical Transcription Services for Healthcare Institutions
|Publication Date:||10 July 1998|
|ICS Code (Medical sciences and health care facilities in general):||11.020|
1.1 This guide covers recommended guidelines to healthcare institutions for the development and issuance of requests for proposals, as well as guidelines for medical transcription services responding to RFPs. It does not purport to address all of the legal aspects of a request for proposal, if any, associated with its use. It is the respobsibility of the user of this guide to establish appropriate legal guidelines prior to use.
1.2 It is appropriate for healthcare institutions to issue requests for proposals (RFPs) from time to time or at regular contractual intervals for the purpose of facilitating the process of contracting for medical transcription services.