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Procurement for integrating software application

Assume that you have been asked to procure a new integrated software application for patient records management for a local hospital. Describe the process you would follow to shortlist suppliers for this purpose.What criteria would you use to select the suppliers. What other criteria would you include in the scope of supply?

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Most organizations create a short list for procuring an item by putting the needed item up for bid to pre-approved vendors. In this case, a list of vendors that have created software for the hospital in the past, or ...

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Most organizations create a short list for procuring an item by putting the needed item up for bid to pre-approved vendors. In this case a list of vendors that have created software for the hospital in the past, or known local software developers. There are both benefits and risks that could be derived from this process.

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