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File #: 1700-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Public Safety Director to modify a subscription contract with RQI Partners LLC for Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) for the Division of Fire; to authorize the expenditure of $118,360.20 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($118,360.20)
Attachments: 1. AHA RQIP coding
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Safety to modify the existing subscription contract with RQI Partners LLC in the amount of $118,360.20 for the Division of Fire's Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program subscription. The Columbus Fire Division has a need to continue it's subscription to RQI Partners LLC's Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program to manage the division's paramedic CPR certifications and associated training. This program will continue to assist the Columbus Fire Division in managing the CPR certifications of personnel using American Heart Association (AHA) training/certification professionals and portable simulation stations of evaluation. This program provides immediate feedback to improve performance, communicates metrics via tracking software that measures success, and will reduce the division's reliance on costly in-classroom recertification that causes overtime for the backfilling of personnel.
This is the second year of a three year subscription ~ this ordinance authorizes the second year subscription fee of $118,360.20/year.
CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: RQI Partners LLC #83-0935798 ~ Vendor 029843

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is requested in order to renew this important training program immediately.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $118,360.20 from the General Fund, where the expense for this contract between the Columbus Division of Fire and RQI Partners LLC is budgeted for 2020.
Title
To authorize the Public Safety Director to modify a subscription contract with RQI Partners LLC for Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) for the Division of Fire; to authorize the expenditure of $118,360.20 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($118,360.20)

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WHEREAS, the Columbus Division of Fire has a need to modify the existing contract with RQI Partners LLC for a subscription to their Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program (RQI) which will mana...

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