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.

 

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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
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 
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) Monitoring / Reporting; and Inventory Management System. 
N/A 
May 
6/11/2018 
6/29/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Housekeeping and Laundry Chemicals: Product Coverage: Disinfectants (sporicidal, quaterenary, hydrogen peroxide, disinfectant tablets); Floor Care (hard floor, carpet care, neutral cleaner, maintenance pads); Cleaners and Degreasers (restroom, glass, all purpose); Laundry Products (bleach, sanitizer, laundry sour, alkaline detergent); Ancillary products (furniture polish, stainless steel); Other (engineered water solutions, ice melt, odor control). 
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 
8/3/2018 
8/17/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephanie Gregg
972.830.7871 
Chicken, Further Processed 
National Distribution 
June 
6/5/2018 
6/19/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Butter, Margarine and Substitutes 
National distribution 
June 
6/5/2018 
6/19/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
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Blood Pressure Cuffs and Hoses 
N/A 
May 
5/30/2018 
6/20/2018 
9/10/2018 
9/26/2018 
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 
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 
8/7/2018 
8/21/2018 
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 
Relocation & Moving Services to include: Intrastate Relocation, Interstate Relocation, Packing, Storage, Automobile Transportation and Relocation Related Services. 
n/a 
April 
8/1/2018 
8/15/2018 
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 
7/23/2018 
8/6/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
 

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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
Vizient Accelerated Construction Procurement Program – New Mexico Area. Intending bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient ACP system and proposal requirements. The pre-proposal seminar will be held as follows: September 5, 2018 at 10:00 am MT at UNM Cancer Center 1201 Camino De Salud NE Albuquerque, NM Proposals are due by 2:00 PM CST on September 19, 2018. 
N/A 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Bri Huedepohl
972.581.5691 
Automated Room Disinfection: Capital Equipment – Disinfection Equipment and Service Programs 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Molly Nutt
972.830.0254 
Sanitary Paper – to include facial tissue, napkins, paper goods, paper towels, sanitary paper, and dispensers 
n/a 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Nichole Rogers
972.581.5568 
Laboratory Microscopes 
n/a 
September 
9/6/2018 
10/2/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Jake Hagen
972.581.5618 
Anti-Embolism Stockings 
N/A 
July 
7/27/2018 
8/9/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Derrick Tsou
972.581.5223 
Enteral Feeding 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 
8/8/2018 
8/24/2018 
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 
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 
8/2/2018 
8/16/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephen Bandoh
972.581.5678 
Third Party Instruments and Scope Repair 
N/A 
August 
8/24/2018 
9/17/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Biologic Surgical Mesh: Allograft or xenograft biologic tissue used primarily for hernia repair, pelvic floor or breast reconstruction. 
tbd 
July 
9/17/2018 
9/28/2018 
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 
9/17/2018 
9/28/2018 
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 
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 
Surgical Headlight System; To include: headlight system (LED, Xenon, halogen, metal halide) fiber optic cable, direct headlight lighting source, battery, battery holster, battery charging base, headlight accessories (head band pads, power cord). 
N/A 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yvette Mejia
972.581.5981 
Interventional Urology: To include, Ureteral stents, renal sheaths, renal dilator sets, urology sounds, nephrostomy balloon catheters, ureteral catheters, laser fibers, laser therapy system, lithotripter, guidewires, cytology brush, biopsy brush, retrieval basket, retrieval forceps, specimen retrieval bag, suprapubic sets, urology irrigation sets, urology biopsy devices/needles, urology introducer sets, open suction drain catheters, urology accessories (y-adaptors, connectors). 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yvette Mejia
972.581.5981 
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 
 

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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
Spinal Trays, Epidural Trays, Combined Spinal & Epidural Trays, Peripheral Nerve Block Trays and Anesthesia Needles 
TBD 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Svoboda
972.581.5465 
Real- Time Location System and Radio-Frequency Identification System 
N/A 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Joseph Harris
972.581.5904 
Office Equipment (Multi-function Devices, Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Large Production Printers ) and Managed Services (Inventory/asset management, improved utilization and workflow, e-forms,& automation solutions, print shop & mailroom services 
N/A 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Joseph Harris
972.581.5904 
The Coronary Products & Accessories Category covers Sheaths/Introducers, Angiographic & Guiding Catheters, Diagnostic & Interventional Wires, Coronary Stents, Coronary Balloons, and Accessories associated with the treatment of vessels and valves of the heart. 
TBD 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Reggie Reynolds
972.581.5371 
Tourniquet Cuffs 
Product Samples 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Blake Weaver
972.581.5330 
Pulse Oximetry: Bid to include non-invasive pulse oximetry monitors, probes, sensors and accessories. Capnography & cerebral/somatic probes, sensors and disposables. 
TBD 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Michael Desimone
972.830.6996 
MidAtlantic 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 MidAtlantic Region (PA, VA, WV, Southern NJ). workforce.rfp.vizientinc.com 
N/A 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Benjamin Riley
972-830-0732 
MidAtlantic 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 MidAtlantic Region (PA, VA, WV, Southern NJ). workforce.rfp.vizientinc.com 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms & conditions 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Benjamin Riley
972-830-0732