Overview of M. D. Anderson
Celebrating more than six decades of Making Cancer History®, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is located in Houston on the sprawling campus of the Texas Medical Center. It is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention.
M. D. Anderson was created by the Texas Legislature in 1941 as a component of The University of Texas System, and the faculty numbers 1,272 (M.D. and Ph.D.). M. D. Anderson is one of the nation’s original three Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 39 Comprehensive Cancer Centers today.
M. D. Anderson has ranked among the nation’s top two cancer hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey since the survey’s inception in 1990. M. D. Anderson has ranked number one four times in the last six years.
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
We shall be the premier cancer center in the world, based on the excellence of our people, our research- driven patient care and our science. We are Making Cancer History®.
Caring: By our words and actions, we create a caring environment for everyone. Integrity: We work together to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve. Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge.
The intent of this RFP is to solicit competitive, sealed proposals for an Enterprise Scheduling System that best meets M. D. Anderson’s requirements for a state of the art healthcare employee labor scheduling system.
M. D. Anderson currently has several employee labor scheduling systems. M. D. Anderson is in search of an entity that can provide a system to fit the needs of both inpatient and outpatient facilities to serve a large, multi-campus inpatient and outpatient complex.
Environmentally, if applicable, any proposed equipment must require minimum of alteration to M. D. Anderson’s existing power, air conditioning, and cooling facilities.
In addition to satisfying the requirements specified above, all proposals must provide for hardware and software maintenance, systems engineering and new product support documentation, and education.
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