Vizient

2019 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
The Pediatric audiology category specializes in hearing screening and diagnostics for the pediatric market. Pediatric Audiology Equipment, Otoacoustic Emmissions (OAE) devices, Auditory Brainstem response (ABR) devices, Audiometers, Tympanometers and Disposables. 
N/A 
January 
1/9/2019 
1/23/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryanne Miller
972.581.5587 
Clinical Equipment Maintenance - This includes biomedical/clinical engineering services like procuring replacement parts, routine equipment maintenance, repair, tracking and testing of therapeutic and diagnostic biomedical equipment. Training and programs handling the distribution of moveable equipment and aftermarket service plans will be contemplated in the scope of clinical engineering services offered in this category. 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephen Bandoh
972.581.5678 
Waste Fluid Management: Surgical waste fluid management systems, accessories, services, and consumables. 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephen Bandoh
972.581.5678 
Aortic Aneurysm Repair Products: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Endografts, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (TAA) Endografts, Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (Tevar) Devices, Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) Devices, Sheaths, Balloon Catheters, and Aortic Accessories. 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Delana Roperto
972.830.6959 
Mammography Imaging Equipment: Digital Mammography Systems, Analog Mammography Systems, related service, related accessories. 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Adam Fairbourn
972.830.9767 
MRI peripherals are items that are used in or adjunct to the MRI environment in the following areas: MRI Patient Monitors, related accessories and disposables MRI Coils, interventional items and accessories Audio and Video Systems (patient entertainment system) CAD - breast and prostate Ferromagnetic Detection System Function MRI (fMR) tools and accessories MR Neuro Diagnostics EEG & fMRI 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Rental Uniforms, Scrub Rental, Floor Mat Rental, and Facilities Products 
N/A 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Nichole Rogers
972.581.5568 
Hematology 
TBD 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amy Smith
972.581.5716 
Urinalysis products to include urine microscopy and urine chemistry analyzers and reagents, urine dipsticks, consumables, disposables and service. 
TBD 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Carolyn Larsen
972.581.5267 
Phlebotomy Tourniquets 
Product Samples 
December 
2/5/2019 
2/20/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Blake Weaver
972.581.5330 
Intrauterine Pressure Catheters: This category includes Intrauterine pressure catheters (IUPC) which are devices placed in the amniotic space during labor in order to measure the strength of uterine contractions 
May require a vendor presentation. 
February 
2/5/2019 
2/19/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Chris Crutchfield
972.581.5603 
Diagnostic Procedure Trays: Amniocentesis, Arthrogram, Aspiration, Lumbar, Myelogram, Paracentesis, Peritoneal Lavage, Soft Tissue Biopsy, Thoracentesis 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Pharmacy Cleanroom Supplies 
TBD 
January 
1/22/2019 
2/8/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Yessica Gutierrez
972.581.5831 
Pest Control 
N/A 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Nadia Nyer
972.830.9737 
Consulting Services–Supplier Diversity Program for Hospitals: Assist members in designing and establishing a supplier diversity program, spend goals, and establishing and leveraging best practices. Establish a supplier diversity program strategy/economic impact program. Train procurement staff for inclusion and utilization of diverse suppliers in supply chain. Develop metrics. Cultivate diverse suppliers. Executive/Leadership training. Align to hospital mission to achieve goals. 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cynthia Hamm
972.869.8575 
Behavioral Health Services: Management Services including and providing day-to-day management of adult inpatient psychiatric programs 
N/A 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cynthia Hamm
972.869.8575 
Waste Management 
N/A 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jake Hagen
972.581.5618 
Surgical Skin Prep ncludes the following products: CHG-Alcohol 1-step applicators, Iodine-Alcohol 1-step applicators, PVP-I or CHG Swab sticks, Iodophor Skin Prep, Bulk Scrub/Paint and Wet/Dry Prep Kits. 
TBD 
January 
2/1/2019 
2/18/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Brittany Bray
972.830.0352 
Percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy (PEG Tubes) are used in instances where a patient will be unable to take medications or eat orally. PEG Tubes allows for nutrition, fluids, and medications to be put directly into the stomach. 
PEG Tubes, G-Tubes, PEG Kits, Low Profile G-Tubes, and J-Tubes 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cameron Lloyd
972.581.5783 
 

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
Desflurane Anesthesia Gas 
Bid pricing for gas with vaporizer agreements and without any vaporizer agreement. 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
John Kim
972.581.5296 
Sevoflurane Anesthesia Gas 
Bid pricing for gas with vaporizer agreements and without any vaporizer agreement. 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Martin Mcbride
972.830.0053 
Capital Equipment Sourcing & Planning Tools: Equipment price benchmarking, service contract data, consulting & custom analytics, quote analysis, technology comparison/assessments, cloud based solutions, contract negotiation services/tools, purchasing platforms, alerts and lifecycle management. 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Stephen Bandoh
972.581.5678 
Beverages: Full line, bottled waters, sparkling waters, ready to drink items – does not include coffee or tea items. 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Janice Flanigan
972.581.5792 
Juices – Shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen, concentrates, bulk and portion control. 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Janice Flanigan
972.581.5792 
Elevator and Escalator Service/Repair and Maintenance 
N/A 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Scott Walters
972.444.7683 
Remote Temperature Monitoring:This equipment is used to monitor temperatures of operating rooms, specimen storage/laboratories, transporting specimens and organs, vaccinations, blood banks and pharmacies. The sensors automatically monitor: Temperature from -200C to +200C, Humidity, Differential pressure, Warmers/incubators, CO2, Water presence, Light, Open/close, Vaccines and Category/product line. 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Scott Walters
972.444.7683 
Coagulation analyzers, reagents, consumables, disposables and service 
TBD 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Carolyn Larsen
972.581.5267 
Medical Tapes: Adhesive tapes used for patient treatment. Including, but not limited to, paper, plastic, fabric, foam, silicone tape. Self-Adherent Wraps: a self-adhering or cohesive bandage that sticks to itself. Commonly used on limbs, after blood draws, etc. 
Product samples will be required 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Skin Care: Products including, but not limited to, soap, lotions, creams, and ointments that promote and maintain skin integrity. These products are typically used to provide standard skin cleansing and moisturizing and/or to reduce risk factors for skin breakdown & provide barrier protection against incontinence. 
Product samples and/or product fair will be required 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Infusion Therapy: 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 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
 

Quarter 3

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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
Automated Room Disinfection: Capital Equipment – Disinfection Equipment and Service Programs 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Registration
Closed
Sanitary Paper – to include facial tissue, napkins, paper goods, paper towels, sanitary paper, and dispensers 
n/a 
September 
10/3/2018 
10/19/2018 
2/1/2019 
2/15/2019 
Nichole Rogers
972.581.5568 
Medical Nutritionals: This category includes oral nutritional products which are formulated to be consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a physician and which are intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition. Formulas include standard, fiber containing, elemental, semi-elemental, and specialized types. Organic formulas will be included. 
May require a vendor presentation. 
February 
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 
10/30/2018 
11/13/2018 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
972.869.8504 
Bowel Management: Bowel/ fecal containment and management products used for fecal incontinence. Products typically include indwelling catheter and accessories. 
TBD 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Merchant Services (Credit Card Processing Services) 
n/a 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
 

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
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 
Air Transfer Devices or Air Assisted Lateral Air Transfer Devices/Systems 
None 
January 
1/16/2019 
1/31/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Biopsy Instruments and Needles: Percutaneous Soft Tissue Biopsy Needles and Biopsy Trays, Fine Needle Aspiration Needles (FNA), Core Needle Biopsy Needles(CNB), Bone & Bone Marrow Biopsy Needles and Biopsy Trays, Fine Needle Aspiration Needles (FNA), Core Needle Biopsy Needles (CNB), Breast Biopsy System and Vacuum Assisted Breast Biopsy Needles/Systems (VABB), Breast Lesion/Biopsy Localization, Needle Wire, Tissue Marker, and Seed/Pellet (radar, magnetic, radioisotope, RFID, other) 
TBD 
January 
2/12/2019 
2/26/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Bing Pham
972.830.9785 
Registration
Closed
Incontinence Products: Underpads, Chux, Briefs, etc. 
N/A 
October 
11/16/2018 
12/7/2018 
2/1/2019 
2/22/2019 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Registration
Closed
Pulse Oximetry: Bid to include non-invasive pulse oximetry monitors, probes, sensors and accessories. Capnography & cerebral/somatic probes, sensors and disposables. 
TBD 
November 
12/3/2018 
12/17/2018 
2/6/2019 
2/20/2019 
Michael Desimone
972.830.6996 
Spinal Implants: Cervical Plate and Screw Systems, Cervical Pedicle Screw Systems, Artificial Disc Systems, Thoracolumbar Plate and Screw Systems, Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screw Systems, Cervical Interbody Fusion Devices, Thoracolumbar Interbody Fusion Devices, Corpectomy (Vertebral Body Replacement) Devices 
N/A 
November 
1/8/2019 
1/28/2019 
TBD 
TBD 
Kolin Crowder
972.581.5280