To readily identify active IT and other contracts, Public Health should continue its efforts to develop and implement a new contract database.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has implemented the Contracts and Purchasing System (CAPS) for tracking and monitoring contract activities. Effective July 1, 2011, all CDPH programs are required to use CAPS for developing and monitoring contracts in process and are required to use CAPS to monitor fully executed contracts. (2011-041, p. 76)
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