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
Registration
Closed
Exam Room Equipment: - Exam Room Tables, Exam Room Chairs, Exam Room Lighting, Exam Room Workstations, Exam Room Seating 
N/A 
March 
3/10/2020 
3/24/2020 
6/12/2020 
7/17/2020 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
HVAC and Chiller. 
N/A 
June 
5/29/2020 
6/15/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Cardiac/Vascular Interventional Systems: Interventional (Special Procedures [Angiography]); Cardiovascular (Cath Labs and surgical suite) and EP Labs 
TBD 
February 
4/30/2020 
5/12/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Rental Uniforms, Scrub Rental, Floor Mat Rental, and Facilities Products 
N/A 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Starr Franklin
972.830.0797 
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 
Doris Harris
972.581.5528 
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 
4/7/2020 
4/24/2020 
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
Neurodiagnositc Sleep Equipment: EEG Equipment & Accessories; EMG, IOM and Evoked Potential Equipment & Accessories; Sleep Lab Equipment & Accessories. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryanne Miller
972.581.5587 
Steam Sterilization: The basic principle of steam sterilization, as accomplished in an autoclave, is to expose each item to direct steam contact at the required temperature and pressure for the specified time. The two basic types of steam sterilizers (autoclaves) are the gravity displacement autoclave and the high-speed pre-vacuum sterilizer. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Cleaning and Decontamination Equipment: Primary purpose is to remove initial contaminants and bioburden and steam, gas and chemical sterilizers to ensure that any infectious materials and organisms are destroyed or killed off, using an enzyme detergent and lubricating agent. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Imaging & Hot Lab Equipment: SPECT and SPECT/CT Equipment; PET, PET/CT, and PET/MR Equipment; Portable Scintigraphy Imaging Equipment; Radioactive Hot Lab Equipment 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Adam Fairbourn
972.830.9767 
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 
Adiba Oiyshi
972.869.8465 
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 
5/26/2020 
6/23/2020 
TBD 
TBD 
Terry Altshuler
972.830.0604 
Chart Paper: Found throughout hospitals, in every department, from cardiology to the blood bank. It enables healthcare providers the means to precisely measure a continuous graphical trend display of a variable change with time. Medical chart paper includes paper to record EKGs, stress, fetal monitoring, telemetry, and defibrillators. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Terry Altshuler
972.830.0604 
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 
Procurement Cards and Electronic Payables: This category includes Procurement Card and Electronic Payables. Procure Cards are an organizational charge card that allows goods and services to be procured without using the traditional procurement process. Electronic Payables are a solution that processes approved payables through a secure cardless account, including Time and Expense charges. 
N/A 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Office Products: Basic office equipment, Basic office supplies, Business paper, Computer supplies, Toner and inks, Basic business furniture, Stamps, signage and promotional products 
TBD 
May 
5/22/2020 
6/19/2020 
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
Roofing Construction: Roofing Products, Systems and Services. 
May require a vendor presentation. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Chris Crutchfield
972.581.5603 
IABP Systems: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Systems: Equipment & Disposables 
N/A 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Corey Girard
972.830.0007 
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Corey Girard
972.830.0007 
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging systems (MRI) Equipment: Products include stationary (fixed) MRI systems, systems installed in a trailer and point-of-service magnets. Field strengths included are from low magnet strength to ultra-high strengths. Design of the MRI includes open (pancake design), point-of-service, close-bore and wide-bore systems, and multimodality system such as PET/MR. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Daniel Ward
972.581.5336 
Environmental Services Distribution 
TBD 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Yessica Gutierrez
972.581.5831 
Ostomy Products: One and two piece pouching systems, skin barriers, drainable pouches, closed pouches, odor control, and other accessories for Colostomy, Ileostomy, and Urostomy care. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Patient Cleansing: Pre-packaged patient bathing and shower products and accessories. Chlorhexidine Gluconate bathing and OR preparation cleansing products. 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Urinary Catheters and Devices: Male and Female External Catheters and Accessories. Indwelling and Intermittent urinary catheters that collect urine from the bladder. Also includes kits containing urinary catheters, closed urinary catheter systems, and accessories for the collection of urine. 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
AHMC Healthcare Clinical (Nursing & Allied Health) Sourcing Temporary Contract Labor Staffing Workforce Optimization (WFO): A bid to award selected agencies contracts to place temporary clinical staff at several hospital locations in southern California. 
Competitive pricing on various clinical staff types. Agency operational and financial information. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
AHMC Healthcare Non-Clinical Sourcing - Temporary Contract Labor Staffing Workforce Optimization (WFO): A bid to award selected agencies contracts to place temporary non-clinical staff at several hospital locations in southern California. 
Competitive pricing on various non-clinical staff types. Agency operational and financial information. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
Northwestern Medicine IT Phase II Sourcing Temporary Contract Labor Staffing Workforce Optimization (WFO): A bid to award selected agencies contracts to place contingent IT staff at Northwestern Medicine. 
Competitive pricing on various higher-skillset IT staff types. Agency operational and financial information. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Prutha Bhise
000-000-0000 
Outsourced Medical Coding and ICD 10 Services: This category includes the services of medical coding, including but not limited to, inpatient, Same Day Surgery, Observations, Emergency Room, Emergency Room with E&M, Outpatient Diagnostics, Ambulatory, Professional Fees, Tumor Registry, Domestic Coding, and International Offsite Coding. 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Patient Positioners: Reusable and Disposable Patient Positioners with two subcategories - disposable and reusable. Positioners include products designed to prevent pressure injuries in surgeries. Products may include individual positioners (examples include arm positioners, head positioners, foot positioners, hip pillows, etc.), straps, and positioning kits (examples include Trendelenburg kits). 
Samples may be required as part of the bid process. 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Michelle Gomez
972.830.7951 
 

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
Test Bid Only - DO NOT REGISTER. 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jewel Harris
972-581-5727 
Manual Microbiology: Microbiology Media, Collection and Transport Culture Media, Reagents, Microbiology Supplies. 
None 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Karen Doelling
972.581.5425 
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. 
October 
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. 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Benjamin Riley
000.000.0000 
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