Contract Number: EI00205
Contract Date: 06/01/2022 – 05/31/2025
Agreement: Negotiation
Renewals: 2 1-year renewals remaining
eProcurement: N/A
RFP Number & Name: Negotiated – No RFP / Education Expense Management & Savings Program, Research & Librarian Support Services

HPC International

The HPC contract offers services to centralize and control costs for educational resources, professional development, and conferences, as well as an innovative library management service. E&I members benefit from better management and control of typically decentralized purchases and expenses related to educational professional development, including subscriptions, membership fees, conferences, and continuing education.

Through Education Concierge™, Enterprise Librarian™, and Value Analysis Research™, HPC International helps organizations drive innovation through technology, achieve savings on professional education, produce evidence-based research for academic and healthcare institutions, and more. Their core services allow E&I members to prioritize business needs stress-free at negotiated pricing and terms.

Contract Highlights
  • Education Concierge™ helps institutions centralize, better manage, and control expenses related to professional development for employees, researchers, and faculty members
    • Centralize and manage professional development and continuing education (CE/CME/PD) costs through an online portal that allows users to submit requests, negotiates discounted prices with vendors, secures internal expense approval, and facilitates vendor payments
  • Enterprise Librarian™ helps institutions staff libraries with remote masters-trained librarians on a temporary, long-term, full-time, or part-time basis
    • Librarians provide on-demand research support, oversight of library subscription resources and annual renewals, management of library budgets, support for professional education and CME programs, and technical expertise to build and maintain a virtual library for your institution
  • Value Analysis Research™ is a customized, objective third-party research service that evaluates the latest evidence-based health and science literature to compare clinical- and cost-effectiveness of various healthcare products, surgical devices, and medical equipment
    • Request on-demand executive research papers on any topic, presented in a concise summary that helps decision makers evaluate product choices through evidence-based guidance before purchasing
  • Implementation and support from HPC's dedicated team

Supplier Diversity

HPC International is a diverse owned E&I supplier with national certifications by the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, a regional affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (MBE). HPC International is able to provide Tier 1 diverse spending solutions to E&I members. For more information about diversity certifications, see the contract documents tab or contact your E&I Representative for assistance.

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