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 Cleaning Equipment: National supplier of commercial cleaning equipment with a focus on the following categories: Hard floor maintenance, carpet care, parking garage / grounds care equipment. Items that are included in this bid but not limited to the following backpack vacuums, upright vacuums, wet/dry vacuums, corded and battery powered equipment, and power equipment such as scrubbers, pressure washers, extractors, floor machines. 
n/a 
April 
6/8/2018 
6/22/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Yessica Gutierrez
972.581.5831 
Closed Wound Drainage: To include, closed wound suction drains, bulb evacuator kits, spring evacuator kits, bulb evacuators, sump drains, gravity penrose drains, T-tube drains, drain accessories (adapters, connectors, trocars) 
n/a 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yvette Mejia
972.581.5981 
 

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 
6/27/2018 
7/13/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Svoboda
972.581.5465 
Anesthesia Machines:High-Acuity Anesthesia Machines;Limited-Functionality Anesthesia Machines; MRI-Compatible Anesthesia Machines; Medium-Acuity Anesthesia Machines; Related Accessories 
Must provide the product and service categories noted above for acute care class of trade. 
May 
7/9/2018 
7/30/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Molly Nutt
972.830.0254 
Vascular Imaging Systems: product uses near-infrared light to project digital image of vasculature, aiding in IV insertion directly on skin surface. The system consists of vascular imaging system, hands free stands, wheeled stand, and accessories. 
Products must be new and Original Equipment Manufacturer 
June 
6/12/2018 
6/22/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Donny Sanoubane
972.581.5306 
Cleaning and Decontamination Equipment: OEMs of Cleaning and Decontamination equipment which are designed to wash and disinfect specific medical utensils, surgical instruments and other articles found in healthcare facilities. Single-chamber and multi-chamber washer disinfectors and ultrasonic cleaners for surgical instruments used in Sterile Processing Departments. 
n/a 
June 
6/22/2018 
7/9/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Steam Sterilizers: OEMs of Steam Sterilization equipment which is used to sterilize products by exposing them to saturated steam at high temperatures used in Sterile Processing Departments. 
n/a 
June 
6/22/2018 
7/9/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Hemodynamic (HD) & Electrophysiology (EP) Monitors / Reporting 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Housekeeping Chemicals: Product Coverage: Disinfectants (quaternary ammonium compound, sodium hypochlorite, hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid; Enzymes, restroom cleaner, glass cleaner, all-purpose cleaner, odor control, polish, and specialty cleaners; Floor care chemicals (all substrates. 
Must register to participate. Pre-bid conference with each registered supplier. Include chemicals that can be used in all classes of trade. Provide options that are environmentally preferred. Product Fair, Health products declaration form to be included for each disinfectant 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephanie Gregg
972.830.7871 
Nutritional Supplements: including food and beverage thickeners, pureed meals, calorie and protein supplements, thickened liquids, fiber products, reduced calorie products, sodium restricted products, etc. 
N/A 
June 
6/5/2018 
6/19/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Janice Flanigan
972.581.5792 
Chicken, Further Processed 
National Distribution 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Butter, Margarine and Substitutes 
National distribution 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Traditional Wound Care: Includes gauze based dressings, bandages, packing, basic wound dressings, and similar products. 
N/A 
March 
7/2/2018 
7/16/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Equipment Rental Products include: asset/Equipment Management services, equipment rental, Medical equipment, Peak-use rentals 
N/A 
May 
5/31/2018 
6/15/2018 
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 
5/14/2018 
5/30/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Blood Pressure Cuffs and Hoses 
N/A 
May 
5/30/2018 
6/20/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Kurt Henry
972.581.5099 
Medical Products: Calf Garments, Foot Garments, Pneumatic Compression, Pneumatic Compression Pumps and Accessories, Thigh Garments 
n/a 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Registration
Closed
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 
5/7/2018 
5/21/2018 
6/29/2018 
7/19/2018 
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 
Executive Recruitment: A specialized recruitment service which organizations pay to seek out and recruit highly qualified candidates for senior-level and executive jobs. Physician Recruitment: A specialized recruitment service which organizations pay to seek out and recruit physicians and doctors for permanent placement. 
N/A 
April 
5/10/2018 
5/24/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Christopher Fitzwater
972.581.5515 
Pest Control: The regulation or management of a species defined as a pest , a member of the animal kingdom that impacts adversely on human activities. 
n/a 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Erika Shorter
972.581.5234 
Registration
Closed
Accounts Payable Audit and Recovery Services 
N/a 
April 
4/24/2018 
5/8/2018 
7/11/2018 
8/1/2018 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Relocation & Moving Services to include: Intrastate Relocation, Interstate Relocation, Packing, Storage, Automobile Transportation and Relocation Related Services. 
n/a 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Merchant Services (Credit Card Processing Services) 
n/a 
June 
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 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
 

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
Automated Room Disinfection: Capital Equipment – Disinfection Equipment and Service Programs 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Molly Nutt
972.830.0254 
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 
7/16/2018 
7/30/2018 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521 
Laboratory Microscopes 
n/a 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jake Hagen
972.581.5618 
I.V. Start/Dressing Change Kits, Central Line Insertion/Dressing Change Kits, Dialysis Catheter Insertion/Dressing Change Kits, Implantable Port Insertion/Dressing Change Kits, Custom Infusion Therapy Kits 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Anti-Embolism Stockings 
N/A 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Enteral Pumps and sets; includes enteral feeding pumps and their associated sets for use in acute and non-acute settings. 
May require a vendor presentation. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Sarah Herrmann
972.581.5697 
Hand Hygiene Products: Soaps – antimicrobial hand soaps, antimicrobial hand soaps with CHG, Non-Antimicrobial Hand Soaps. Instant hand sanitizers – liquid and foam Hand lotions, Hand sanitizing wipes, Dispensers 
n/a 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kurt Henry
972.581.5099 
Pressure Redistribution Products: Heel protector boots - solid or air filled, designed to off load/float the heel. Static air overlays and cushions– air filled, pressure relieving, non-powered. Not to include pressure relieving foam mattresses and overlays. Turning and positioning – reusable air, fluid, and/or solid positioners. Reusable powered and/or non-powered patient turning and positioning aids and devices. Not to include transfer devices and transfer sheets. 
TBD 
July 
7/18/2018 
8/2/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Michael Desimone
972.830.6996 
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 
Sterile Processing Department (SPD) consulting, assessment, and/or off-site sterile processing services that assist members in improving their operations. The service offerings should focus around ,SPD Operations Assessments, SPD Regulatory Risk/Audit Assessments, SPD logistics, Workflow Assessments, Instrument Tracking System Consulting, Interim SPD Mgmt, New SPD Design/Renovation Consulting, SPD Project Plan Consulting, SPD Education Plan Initiatives, SPD Tech Staffing and Outsourced SPD. 
N/A 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephen Bandoh
972.581.5678 
Biologic Surgical Mesh: Allograft or xenograft biologic tissue used primarily for hernia repair, pelvic floor or breast reconstruction. 
tbd 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
Synthetic Surgical Mesh: Synthetic mesh products including non-absorbable flat mesh, plugs, patches and mesh fixation devices as well as Bio-absorbable flat mesh, plugs, patches and mesh fixation devices. 
tbd 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
Regenerative Biologics: Allograft or xenograft products used to help regenerate human cells or tissues. Used primarily in advanced wound care. 
tbd 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
Surgical Skin Prep: The Surgical Skin Prep category includes the following products: Alcohol-based Skin Prep, CHG-based Skin Prep Wipes, Iodophor Skin Prep, and/or Scrub Brushes. 
TBD 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Brittany Bray
972.830.0352