Vizient

2017 Bid/Proposal Calendar

If you are a supplier interested in bidding, please register by clicking the "Register" link and filling out the Bid Registration Form. You will receive a confirmation number upon successful completion of the form. If you have any questions, please contact the associated portfolio executive.

NOTE: Vizient reserves the right to modify the Bid/Proposal Calendar as needed, you should visit the Bid/Proposal Calendar frequently to view the latest updates.

 

Quarter 1

Register
for a Bid
Product Description Bid Requirements
Projected
RFI Mail Month
RFI Release Date
RFI Close Date
RFP Release Date
RFP Close Date
Bid Contact
Bid Status
Heart Valves and Associated Repair Products 
heart valve products will consist of tissue valves, mechanical valves, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and associated products, and annuloplasty repair products consisting of rings and bands. 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521 
Radiology and Cardiology PACS and Information Systems, Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), Advanced Visualization Software (AVS) Ophthalmic Imaging Technology (OIS): (Acquisition hardware: storage and image management would be included in Rad PACS and or VNA) and Clinical Decision Support (CDS) 
N/A 
January 
2/27/2017 
3/24/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Pre-Packaged Oral Care: Products include Short Term/Long Term Swab systems, Treated and Untreated Swabs, 24 Hour Oral Cleansing and suctioning systems, Yankauer, Oral Rinse, Oral Cleansing Solution, Toothbrushes 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kurt Henry
972.581.5099 
Registration
Closed
Equipment Warranty Services 
N/A 
March 
4/6/2017 
4/20/2017 
7/11/2017 
8/1/2017 
Clyde Rogers
972.830.0149 
 

Quarter 2

Register
for a Bid
Product Description Bid Requirements
Projected
RFI Mail Month
RFI Release Date
RFI Close Date
RFP Release Date
RFP Close Date
Bid Contact
Bid Status
Furniture (including Case Goods ,Conference Chairs and Tables, Dining Chairs and Tables, Filing Systems, Guest Chairs Patient Furniture, Reception and Lounge Seating, Systems Furniture, Task Chairs) 
N/A 
April 
5/19/2017 
6/2/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Janitorial Supplies: National supplier of commercial cleaning equipment and products, with a focus on the following categories: Refuse, Cleaning, Safety, and Material Handling. Subcategories within refuse are utility, recycle, outdoor, and rigid. Subcategories within cleaning are microfiber, mop frames and handles, housekeeping carts, and buckets/wringers. Wet floor signs, cones, and chains are in safety. Material handling includes flat beds, carts, and dump trucks. 
Pre-bid overview with each supplier. Must register to participate. 
May 
6/12/2017 
6/23/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephanie Gregg
972.830.7871 
Trauma Implants 
Supplier must meet minimum requirements for the bid. 
June 
6/30/2017 
7/21/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Robert Potts
972.581.5075 
Vascular Grafts (includes: Aortic Grafts, Dialysis Grafts, Peripheral Vascular Grafts, Vascular Patches, Tunnelers 
Synthetic (Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and/or Polyurethane), Textile, and/or Fabric Grafts 
May 
6/14/2017 
6/29/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Cameron Lloyd
972.581.5783 
Surface Disinfectant Wipes 
No product Fair 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cindy Luterman
972.830.0020 
 

Quarter 3

Register
for a Bid
Product Description Bid Requirements
Projected
RFI Mail Month
RFI Release Date
RFI Close Date
RFP Release Date
RFP Close Date
Bid Contact
Bid Status
Immunohistochemistry 
n/a 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Karen Doelling
972.581.5425 
Histology: with subcategories 1) slides, cover glasses, slips, 2) histological reagents, 3) Accessories and 4) Equipment 5) Digital Pathology 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Karen Doelling
972.581.5425 
Standard Hypodermic Needles; Standard Syringes; Syringe/Needle Combinations; Pharmacy Trays & Allergy Trays; Insulin and Tuberculosis Syringes; Oral Syringes 
N/A 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Advanced Wound Care: Includes Alginate Dressings, Collagen Dressings, Compression Bandages, Contact Layers, Foam Dressings, Hydrocolloid Dressings, Hydrogel Dressings, Wound Cleansers, Tubular Dressings, etc. 
Participate in product fair and/or provide product samples 
June 
7/18/2017 
8/1/2017 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Baby Care Products Baby Lotion, Baby Oil, Baby Powder, Baby Shampoo, Baby Wash, Diaper Rash Ointment, Cotton Swabs, Infant Hand and Face Wipes, Organic Baby Care Products 
Participating registrants will need to provide baby shampoo, baby wash and baby lotion. 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kylie Taylor
972.581.5626 
California Temporary Clinical Staffing - Workforce Optimization (WFO): Contract to supply and place temporary Nursing and Allied Health staff at member facilities in the California region (does not include UCSF contract). Contact Prutha Bhise: California.RFP@vizientinc.com 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms and terms & conditions 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
UCSF Temporary Clinical Staffing - Workforce Optimization (WFO): Contract to supply and place temporary Nursing and Allied Health staff at member facilities at UCSF.Contact Prutha Bhise: UCSF.RFP@vizientinc.com 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms and terms & conditions. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
California Temporary Non-Clinical Staffing Workforce Optimization (WFO): Contract to supply and place temporary Non-Clinical staff at member facilities in the California region (does not include UCSF contract). Contact Prutha Bhise: California.RFP@vizientinc.com 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms and terms & conditions. 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
South Central Temporary Clinical Staffing - Workforce Optimization (WFO): Contract to supply and place temporary Nursing & Allied Health staff at member facilities in the South Central Region (AR, LA, MS). Contact Jennifer Hulsey: southcentral.rfp@vizientinc.com 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and Terms and Conditions 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jennifer Hulsey
000-000-0000 
Third Party Instruments and Scope Repair 
N/A 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Clyde Rogers
972.830.0149 
Blades & Scapels: A small surgical knife with a convex or concave sharp edge, consisting of handle with disposable blade. 
Disposable safety scalpels, and conventional surgical blades 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cameron Lloyd
972.581.5783 
Suction Canisters, suction tubing, suction tips, and accessories 
N/A 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yvette Mejia
972.581.5981 
 

Quarter 4

Register
for a Bid
Product Description Bid Requirements
Projected
RFI Mail Month
RFI Release Date
RFI Close Date
RFP Release Date
RFP Close Date
Bid Contact
Bid Status
Surgical Microscopes: Products include: Neurospine/ENT/Dental/Reconstructive Plastic Microscopes, Ophthalmology Microscopes, Ophthalmic Diagnostics and Equipment, ENT/Dental Microscopes, ENT Microscopes, Accessories/Parts, Service Contracts, Certified/Refurbished Equipment 
N/A 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Molly Nutt
972.830.0254 
C-Arm Systems: Mobile fluoroscopic x-ray systems used for an assortment of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures. An Addition to the C-Arm category are mini c-Arms, which are smaller utilized in clinics for sports medicine, orthopedic and podiatric imaging. 
Products will include mobile C-Arm and Mini C-Arm Systems. 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ken Stinson
972.581.5347 
Barium Contrast Media: All Barium and related products 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Contrast Injection Systems: Xray, CT, MR, Interventional Radiology, Cath Lab, Nuclear Medicine, Other 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Ultrasound Contrast Media 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
MRI Contrast Media 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Oral and Injectable X-ray/CT Contrast Media 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Radiopharmaceutical Distribution- Low Energy: Low Energy-SPECT. 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Radiopharmaceutical Distribution- High Energy High Energy- PET and other High Energy Radiopharmaceuticals. 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Lactation care this category will be focused on breast pumps, their associated accessories (tubing, flanges, shields, power cords/converters, etc), and component parts (membranes, filters, etc). Ancillary products that may be included in the category include milk warmers, breast pads, lanolin and other skin conditioners that are safe for breast feeding, breastmilk storage bags, nipple shields, pump bags, pump and part cleaning tools and accessories. 
Participating suppliers will need to be able to provide breast pumps. A product fair will be held. 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Sarah Herrmann
972.581.5697 
Orthopedic Power Tools: Large Bone, Medium Bone, and Small Bone power tools (i.e. sagittal saws, drills, reamers, etc.) typically used by Orthopedic surgeons in total joint replacement surgeries, upper and lower extremity trauma cases, and a variety of elective surgeries involving skeletal deformities. 
Standard; no product fair 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Trent Mcclain
972.813.7598 
Cochlear Implants 
Standard; no mandatory product fair 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521