Vizient

2020 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
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 
March 
2/18/2020 
3/3/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Jenni Contreras
972.581.5328 
Patient Lifts: Consists of the following types of Patient Lifts Equipment - Patient Lift, Standing and Raising Aids, Manual Transfer Aids, Overhead Ceiling Patient Lifts, Mobile Patient Lifts, Horizontal Lifts, Free-Standing Lifts, Vehicle Extraction Lifts, and Accessories (Slings). 
N/A 
January 
2/10/2020 
2/24/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Surgical Lasers 
N/A 
January 
2/21/2020 
3/6/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Jaime Motley
972.444.7610 
Exam Room Equipment: - Exam Room Tables, Exam Room Chairs, Exam Room Lighting, Exam Room Workstations, Exam Room Seating 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
HVAC and Chiller. 
N/A 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Mike Kolp
972.830.1944 
Registration
Closed
Mobile Diagnostic Imaging 
None 
November 
2/27/2020 
3/13/2020 
3/26/2020 
4/9/2020 
Adam Fairbourn
972.830.9767 
CT Scanners, Mobile CT Scanners and Radiation dose monitoring software: Products include stationary (fixed) standard and advance multi-slice CT systems and mobile systems that can be used on a patient unit, surgery, outside the traditional imaging suite, etc. 
TBD 
February 
2/28/2020 
3/20/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Cardiac/Vascular Interventional Systems: Interventional (Special Procedures [Angiography]); Cardiovascular (Cath Labs and surgical suite) and EP Labs 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Poly Can Liners 
TBD 
February 
4/1/2020 
4/15/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Yessica Gutierrez
972.581.5831 
Rental Uniforms, Scrub Rental, Floor Mat Rental, and Facilities Products 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Starr Franklin
972.830.0797 
Phlebotomy: Blood Collection (Tubes, Needles, Holders, Lancets) 
N/A 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jake Hagen
972.581.5618 
Core Microbiology: includes 2 subcategories-Blood Culture and Microbiology ID/Susceptibility Testing 
TBD 
January 
2/4/2020 
3/2/2020 
3/30/2020 
5/27/2020 
Amy Smith
972.581.5716 
Third Party Controls: Laboratory controls designed to detect, reduce and correct deficiencies in a laboratory’s internal analytical process prior to the release of patient results in order to improve the quality of results reported by the laboratory. Third Party Controls is a term used to describe controls that have not been designed for use with a specific system. 
N/A 
January 
2/5/2020 
2/19/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Carolyn Larsen
972.581.5267 
Latex, vinyl, nitrile exam gloves including the following varieties: powdered, powder-free, chemotherapy-approved and sterile and nonsterile phlebotomy. 
TBD 
January 
2/27/2020 
3/24/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Sharps Container: a receptacle that is designed to hold sharps and medical instruments with sharp edges such as needles and scalpels. Different types of waste call for different types of containers (hazardous, pharmaceutical, chemotherapy, etc.). 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Terry Altshuler
972.830.0604 
Securement Devices: Intravenous catheter securement and stabilization devices that anchor catheter and limits migration/dislodgment for intravenous/midline catheters, peripherally inserted central catheter, Central venous catheters, Arterial lines, Epidural catheters, Dialysis access lines. 
Product samples will be required with RFP submission. 
March 
3/23/2020 
4/6/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Michael Desimone
972.830.6996 
Ophthalmic: Intraocular Lenses (IOLs); Viscoelastics (OVDs); Phacoemulsification Equipment (Phaco); Surgical Knives; Surgical Blades; Surgical Instruments; Procedural Packs 
TBD 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
972.869.8504 
Advanced Energy: Product to include Vessel Sealing and Ultrasonic Cutting instruments as well as the generators and accessories. 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
Basic Electrosurgical Products (including Smoke Evacuation): Monopolar generators, cautery pencils, disposable and reusable grounding pads, footswitches, adaptors and cords, smoke evacuation systems, filters and filter kits, suction filters, tubing and wands. 
N/A 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda List
972.830.9772 
 

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
Bone Densitometry: DEXA central and peripheral devices; Quantitative Heel Ultrasound; Software based solutions that can be added to existing DEXA & X-ray equipment. 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ashley Mayzner
972.830.0566 
Eggs, Further Processed and Shell 
TBD 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
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 
2/3/2020 
2/17/2020 
4/1/2020 
4/15/2020 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Non-Sterile Kits: Admission, maternity, paternity, baby care, mouth care, denture care, shave, pediatric and custom non-sterile kits. 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Stethoscopes: Acoustic medical device used for listening to the internal sounds of the human body. They are primarily used to listen to lungs, but also to intestines and blood flow through arteries and veins. Stethoscopes covered under this category include single head, dual head, disposable and reusable stethoscopes. 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Terry Altshuler
972.830.0604 
South Central 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 South Central Region (LA, TX, MS, AR). 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms & conditions. 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Benjamin Riley
000.000.0000 
Southeast 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 Southeast Region (AL, FL, NC, SC, GA). 
Input on pricing, market capacity, and terms & conditions. 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Benjamin Riley
000.000.0000 
Merchant Services (Credit Card Processing Services) 
N/A 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Documentation and Workflow Management: Electronic forms management, Custom forms/printing/labels/envelopes/filing, Commercial print, Stock form/labels/envelopes, Electronic print and mail solutions, Patient identification solutions 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cindy Barron - Taylor
972-830-0024 
Office Products: Basic office equipment, Basic office supplies, Business paper, Computer supplies, Toner and inks, Basic business furniture, Stamps, signage and promotional products 
TBD 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cindy Barron - Taylor
972-830-0024 
 

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
Environmental Services Distribution 
TBD 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yessica Gutierrez
972.581.5831 
 

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
Specialty Bags: Chemotherapy Transport bags, Equipment Dust Covers (nonsterile), General Zip Closure bags, Laboratory bags, Patient Belongings bags, Specimen Transport bags, Miscellaneous Plastic Specialty bags. 
N/A 
February 
2/3/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kellie Bustos
972.581.5818 
Commercial Print and Promotional Products: Commercial print, Custom forms, Custom labels, Custom envelopes, Promotional products 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cindy Barron - Taylor
972-830-0024