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Registration Closed - VA VHA-OIT Informed Consent Cloud-based Solution - Virtual Vendor Demonstration Meetings



U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 

National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC)


Office of Information and Technology (OIT)

 in collaboration with

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

Direct Access Program (DAP)

Informed Consent Cloud-based Solution

Virtual Vendor Demonstration Meetings

Date: Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET, by confirmed appointment only

Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco Webex with audio and video capability.


Deadline to register for consideration: 3:00 PM ET, Friday, May 26, 2023, or when capacity has been reached, whichever comes first.


  • Completing registration does NOT guarantee the confirmation of a virtual demonstration session with the VHA/OIT panel.
  • Please review the enclosed list of Minimum Functionality Requirements and draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) associated with this opportunity.
  • You must fully complete the entire registration process, including the upload of your company’s capability statement and click Submit, to be considered by VHA/OIT for a virtual demonstration.
  • Selection and session scheduling is at the sole discretion of the VHA/OIT panel.
  • Firms that are NOT selected will receive communications from VHA/OIT staff.


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC), in collaboration with VA OSDBU’s Direct Access Program, will host virtual vendor demonstration meetings focused on providing the small business community an opportunity to present their capabilities as they relate to the Business Sectors, NAICS, and Capabilities listed below.

Company representatives selected by the VHA/OIT panel will participate in a videoconference to demonstrate the product’s capabilities as outlined in the enclosed Minimum Functionality Requirements.

Company Opportunities
VHA/OIT is conducting market research to determine what products, tools, and solutions are on the market and available for web-based informed consent functionality.

NCEHC works with OI&T to provide technology to empower patients and promote shared decision making through use of a cloud-based solution application that helps clinicians manage the informed consent process electronically.


VHA’s NCEHC is the business owner of the requirement for signature informed consent cloud-based solution that assists VA health care professionals in documenting patients’ signature and informed consent for over 2,000 treatments/procedures that require signature informed consent.  The cloud-based solution documents Veterans’ completion of VA Form 10-0137, “VA Advance Directive and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care” (Advance Directive).  


VA requires functionality for electronic signature informed consent, and patient education documents for all medical specialties, stored in the VA electronic patient health record, with a single sign on capability through the use of a Personal Identification Verification (PIV) card.

Community of Interest (COI)

Applicable NAICS

VHA/OIT seeks information from companies with operations related to the following NAICS:




Software Publishers
Computing Infrastructure Providers, Data Processing, Web Hosting, and Related Services


Other Computer Related Services

Desired Federal Socio-Economic Classifications:
Companies with the following socio-economic classifications are encouraged to register for consideration:

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
  • 8(a)
  • Minority-Owned
  • Small Business
  • Large Business

About VHA, National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC)
Within Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC) serves as the authoritative resource for addressing complex ethical issues relating to clinical ethics, organizational ethics, organizational policy, and research ethics.  NCEHC works with OI&T to provide technology to empower patients and promote shared decision making through use of a cloud-based solution application that helps clinicians manage the informed consent process electronically.

About the Office of Information and Technology (OIT)

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Connectivity and Collaboration Services (CCS) provides high quality, effective, and efficient mobility services to VA Medical Centers (VAMCs), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), Field and Program offices and other remote users that are geographically dispersed throughout the United States (US), Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Philippines, and Puerto Rico.


If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.


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Please note: Content on this Web page is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice or to be a comprehensive statement or analysis of application statures, regulations, and case law governing this topic. Rather, it's a plain language summary. If you are seeking claims assistance, your local VA regional office, a VA-recognized Veterans Service Organization, or a VA-accredited attorney or agent can help.