Single Source Procurement: Annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance (BRFSS) Survey

The Department of Health Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research (BCDER) received approval of a single source contract with Clearwater Research, Inc. to conduct the 2015 Annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey. The contract period is November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2015. BCDER oversees the collection, analysis and reporting of information on outcomes related to the Department of Health (Department) chronic disease prevention initiatives. Programs within BCDER collect and report data to monitor and describe the accomplishments of individual prevention programs and to track priority health indicators in the New York state population. The BRFSS is an annual data collection program administered within BCDER. Data are collected through random-digit dial telephone surveys supported by the Department in collaboration with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the BRFSS is a national surveillance system developed and funded in part by CDC). The BRFSS collects statewide information on health practices, risk behaviors and preventable conditions as well as insurance coverage and type for the Department and its partners to use in program planning and evaluation.

Procurement / Program Name Bureau of Chronic Diseases Evaluation and Research
Contractor Name(s) Clearwater Research, Inc.
Contract Period November 10, 2014 – October31, 2015
Contract Number(s) C030141