Vizient

2018 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
Floor Coverings: Tile, Wood, Carpet, Stone, Vinyl and Slip Retardant Products 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Mike Kolp
972.830.1944 
Pharmacy Automation and Technology. It would include (but is not limited to) Pharmacy Automation that would include dispensing cabinets, dispensing carousels, dispensing robots, and analytical software that would accompany these items. In addition, another category would be IV Workflow Solutions. 
N/a 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Steve Rudner
972.581.5445 
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. 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521 
Bacterial & Infectious Disease Rapid Test Kits, Cardiac Rapid Test Kits, Drugs of Abuse Test Kits, Fecal Occult Blood Test Kits, hCG Test Kits, Cancer Test Kits, Point of Care Urinalysis, Point of Care Instrumentated Test Kits 
N/A 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Paolo Umali
972.830.0023 
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 
January 
1/22/2018 
2/15/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Josh Hollingsworth
972.868.7583 
Rehabilitation - Products include Aids for daily living, Bathing & Toiletry, Dining, Exercise Cardio, Exercise Strength, Pediatric, Rehabilitation Products, Rehabilitation Supplies, Sensory Motor, Splinting, Treatment Furniture. 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Brian Howard
972.581.5155 
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 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jennifer Hulsey
000-000-0000 
Laparotomy Sponges & OR Towels, Specialty Sponges (Tonsil; Kittner Dissector; Peanut Dissector; Cherry Dissector; Eye; Stick) and Neuro Strips and Patties 
Samples will be required 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Gloede
972.581.5333 
 

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
Brain Function Monitors & Sensors (Sedation Monitoring Products) 
TBD 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Svoboda
972.581.5465 
Traditional Wound Care: Includes gauze based dressings, bandages, packing, basic wound dressings, and similar products. 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Equipment Rental NProducts include: asset/Equipment Management services, equipment rental, Medical equipment, Peak-use rentals 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Brian Howard
972.581.5155 
Monitoring Electrodes: Adult electrodes; Pediatric electrodes; Neonatal electrodes; ECG diagnostic electrodes 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Carla Gremillion
972.581.5195 
Mechanical Retracting Safety Needles and Syringes; Syringe Shielding Safety Needles and Syringes; Needle Guard Safety Needles and Syringes 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Alcohol Prep Pads, Sterile Alcohol Prep Pads 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Blake Weaver
972.581.5330 
Patient Care Plastics: Bedpans, urinals, wash basins, emesis basins, carafes, carafe liners, measuring containers, sitz bath, specimen containers, tumblers, medicine cups, denture cups, service trays, soap dishes, pathology containers 
TBD 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Nguyen
972.581.5818 
Desert Region Clinical Staffing Contract Labor Management (CLM) - Workforce Optimization (WFO) - Contract to supply and place temporary Nursing & Allied Health staff at member facilities in the Desert Region (AZ, NV). 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms & conditions 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Norman Ling
000-000-0000 
Accounts Payable Audit and Recovery Services 
N/a 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
ENT Products: products/instruments or devices used in an Ear, Nose or Throat “ENT” procedure. The products include RF and powered instruments (console, hand piece, burrs, blades, and accessories) reusable surgical instruments, disposable surgical instruments, rigid ENT scope, myringotomy/tympanostomy devices, balloon sinus devices, stapes/OCR implants and nasal packing. 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yvette Mejia
972.581.5981 
Disposable Radial Wound Protectors/Retractors 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Brittany Bray
972.830.0352 
 

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
Desert Region Non-Clinical Staffing Contract Labor Management (CLM) - Workforce Optimization (WFO) - Contract to supply and place temporary Non-Clinical staff at member facilities in the Desert Region (AZ, NV). Contract to supply and place temporary Non-Clinical staff at member facilities in the Desert Region (AZ, NV). 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms & conditions 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Norman Ling
000-000-0000 
 

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
Bariatric and Therapeutic Beds for Purchase and Rental 
N/A 
February 
1/26/2018 
2/16/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Foodservice Disposable Products 
Cutlery, Gloves, Straws, Foil, Foam Products, Paper Products, Plastic Film, Plastic Containers, Plastic Bags, Cups/Lids 
November 
1/19/2018 
2/13/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Camille Asake
972.581.5529