Vizient

2021 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
Acute Care and Non-Acute Care Beds 
None 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Stretchers 
None 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Coffee and Tea: Coffee - ground, liquid and soluble; Tea - liquid, ground and soluble; Coffee and Tea distribution and service. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Janice Flanigan
972.581.5792 
Biodegradable/Compostable Disposables: Includes cups, bowls, plates, trays, platters, hinged containers, lids, straws, cutlery, napkins, food storage, waste disposal. 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
Vegetables: Frozen Vegetables, Canned Vegetables, Canned Beans, Dry Beans, Canned Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Pizza Sauce. 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Fruit: Frozen Fruit, Shelf-Stable (Canned & Pouched) Fruit, Fruit Cuts, Applesauce (Bulk and Portion Control), Portion Control Fruit. 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Potatoes: Frozen Potatoes, Refrigerated Potatoes, Dehydrated Potatoes. 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Condiments: Ketchup (Bulk and PC), Mayonnaise (Bulk and PC), Mustard (Bulk and PC), Salad Dressings (Bulk and PC), Dipping Sauces (Bulk and PC), Salsa, Hot Sauce, Pickles, Relish (Bulk and PC), Olives, Jams & Jellies, Breakfast Condiments (Syrup, Peanut Butter, Bulk and PC) 
None 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Beef: Grass Fed Beef; Frozen cooked; Frozen raw; Further Processed, Sous Vide. 
National Distribution 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Deli Meats: Sous Vide 
National Distribution 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Pork: Further Processed; Pork Chops, Loins, and Roast, Sous Vide. 
National Distribution 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vaknesha Walton
972.581.5490 
Prefilled Flush Syringe: A single dose of saline or heparin to which a needle has been affixed by the manufacturer. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Terry Altshuler
972.830.0604 
 

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
Steam Sterilization Equipment 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Cleaning and Decontamination Equipment 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Danny Cisneros
972.868.7464 
Durable Medical Equipment: Mobility Aids include canes, crutches, braces, rollators, walkers, transfer chairs, scooters, wheelchairs, accessories (wheelchair cushions, replacement parts, traction tips, oxygen holders, IV poles); Bathroom Safety Products include commode chairs, buckets, hampers, grab bars/tub rails, raised toilet seats, toilet frames, shower heads, shower chairs/benches. 
None 
May 
5/10/2021 
5/24/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
972.869.8504 
Otoscopes and Ophthalmoscopes 
None 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
972.869.8504 
Infant Diapers and Wipes 
None 
April 
7/16/2021 
7/30/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Quan Nguyen
972.830.0250 
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 
6/24/2021 
7/10/2021 
10/7/2021 
TBD 
Cindy Barron - Taylor
972-830-0024 
Package Delivery: Express and Ground Package Delivery Services, for small parcel and LTL shipping. 
None 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cynthia Hamm
972.869.8575 
Environmental Contract Management Services: Environmental, Housekeeping, Patient Transportation and Facilities Management and Operations, procurement of supplies. 
TBD 
June 
7/9/2021 
7/23/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Camille Asake
972.581.5529 
Food and Nutrition Contract Management Services: Foodservice operations management and procurement which includes dining services (in patient, catering, dining and retail) and management of labor and business processes. 
TBD 
June 
7/9/2021 
7/23/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Camille Asake
972.581.5529 
Advanced Energy: Product to include Vessel Sealing and Ultrasonic Cutting instruments as well as the generators and accessories. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Gloede
972.581.5333 
Smoke Evacuation Products: Products include smoke evacuation systems, filters and filter kits, suction filters and tubing and wands. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
Basic Electrosurgical Products: Products include monopolar generators, cautery pencils, disposable and reusable grounding pads, and footswitches as well as adaptors and cords. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tearah Ott
972-581-5212 
 

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
IT Value Added Reseller Products and Services: Suppliers in this category must be able to resale and support IT Hardware, Software and Services. A general description of the IT Hardware, Software and Services includes: computer peripherals, computer systems which includes desktops, laptops and mobile devices, IT Infrastructure products and services, software products and solutions, professional services, Cybersecurity products and services as well as supplies and accessories. 
Hardware: Electronics, Networking, Phones & Video conferencing, Power solns, Printers and Supplies, Servers and Server mngmt, Storage and Hard drives. Software: Business Apps, Communication, Database & Business Intelligence, Mngmt software, Networking & Servers, Operating Systems, Programming and Web dev, Security, Utilities and v12n. Services: Security svcs, Infrastructure svcs, Workspace svcs, Support svcs, Data svcs, Development svcs. IT Solutions: Analytics, Cloud, Digital Signage, etc. 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Joseph Harris
972.581.5904 
Patient Monitors: Central Stations; Vital Signs Machines; Related accessories. 
Product Fair: Possible Product Fair (virtual or in-person). 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jaime Motley
972.444.7610 
Medical/Surgical Distribution – Acute and Non-Acute; Laboratory Distribution – Acute, Non-Acute, and Research 
Contact for Med/Surg Distribution is Barbara Crutchfield barbara.crutchfield@vizientinc.com, 972-581-5998; Contact for Lab Distribution is Karen Doelling karen.doelling@vizientinc.com, 972-581-5425 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Barbara Crutchfield
972.581.5998 
Vizient Job Order Contracting (JOC) Construction Program – Parkview Health. Registered bidders will receive a separate communication at a future date to be determined regarding a pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient JOC program and proposal requirements. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Vizient Job Order Contracting (JOC) Construction Program – City Of Hope. Registered bidders will receive a separate communication at a future date to be determined regarding a pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient JOC program and proposal requirements. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Vizient Job Order Contracting (JOC) Construction Program – Temple Health System. Registered bidders will receive a separate communication at a future date to be determined regarding a pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient JOC program and proposal requirements. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Vizient Job Order Contracting (JOC) Construction Program – Owensboro Health. Registered bidders will receive a separate communication at a future date to be determined regarding a pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient JOC program and proposal requirements. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ty Anderson
972.581.5555 
Short Term Central Venous Catheters: Non-tunneled central venous catheters (NTCVCs) used for short-term therapy and emergent situations. These products are inserted into a central vein (chest, neck, etc.) and are commonly used for blood transfusions, blood draws, as well as medication delivery. Also included in this category are supporting devices such as introducers, insertion kits and other various accessories. 
None 
July 
7/8/2021 
7/21/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Marcus Holt
972.830.7835 
Medical Transcription and Medical Scribe Services: Medical transcription – an allied health profession dealing with the process of transcribing voice-recorded medical reports that are dictated by clinicians and sent back to provider’s EMR all thru a secure transfer. Medical Scribe Services – the charting of physician-patient encounters in either real time, or by listening to a recording. It can include discrete and non-discrete information with the ability to add to the EMR. 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jenni Contreras
972.581.5328 
Surveys: Patient, Employee and Physician Satisfaction Surveys, Patient Experience. 
None 
August 
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
Endoscope Reprocessors and Cleaners: Automated Endoscope Reprocessors, Automated Endoscope Reprocessors Accessories 
None 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryanne Miller
972.581.5587 
Healthcare Technology Mgmt: Seeking suppliers to help Mbrs improve clinical equip maint, control costs related to equip downtime/parts rplcmt. Category includes srvcs such as multi-vendor clinical equip maint & repair pgms, clinical engineering pgm sppt & equip distribution pgms. Seeking suppliers that provide maint coverage for equip such as anesthesia, laboratories, hosp. beds, CT/MRI, X-Ray, ultrasounds, Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, Respiratory Equip, OR Tables, & Pt monitoring equip 
None 
September 
9/22/2021 
10/6/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Allison Mascarenhas
972.830.0608 
Nurse Call 
None 
August 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Shamron Wilder
972.868.7506 
Enteral Syringes: Intended for use with enteral tubing and accessories; sterile, non-sterile and pharmacy enteral syringes; enteral syringe accessories and ISO80369-3 ENfit products. 
None 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
Neonatal Specialty Products 
None 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Quan Nguyen
972.830.0250 
Nasogastric Feeding Tubes 
None 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Quan Nguyen
972.830.0250 
Arthroscopy: Powered arthroscopic shaver systems, powered shaver disposables, RF Ablation probes, soft tissue fixation, fluid management, manual instruments, joint arthroscopy. 
None 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
Outsourced Security Services: Provide outsourced security services including, patrol, onsite security, technology, and programs. 
None 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cynthia Hamm
972.869.8575 
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 
Operating Room Turnover Kits: Kits and individual products used to clean and turn over an operating room to minimize infection including biohazard bags, trash liners, mop heads, lift sheets, table sheets (absorbent and non-absorbent), kickbucket liners, washcloths, etc. 
Samples may be required as part of the bid process. 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Michelle Gomez
972.830.7951 
Surgical Equipment Covers: Covers and drapes used for surgical equipment to minimize risk of infections. Products within this category can include drapes and covers for C-Arms, microscopes, probes, slush machines and cameras in addition to banded bags, etc. 
Samples may be required as part of the bid process. 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Michelle Gomez
972.830.7951