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
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 
Beef: Grass Fed Beef; Frozen cooked; Frozen raw; Further Processed, 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
Merchant Services (Credit Card Processing Services) 
N/A 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kathy Sanderlin
972.581.5242 
Advanced Energy: Product to include Vessel Sealing and Ultrasonic Cutting instruments as well as the generators and accessories. 
None 
June 
11/8/2021 
11/22/2021 
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 
Intravascular Patient Temperature Management: Temperature management system using a cooling catheter inserted into the central venous system of the patient. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
 

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
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 
9/24/2021 
10/22/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Barbara Crutchfield
972.581.5998 
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 
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 
11/9/2021 
11/30/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Jenni Contreras
972.581.5328 
Surveys: Patient, Employee and Physician Engagement Surveys. 
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 
Meal Delivery Systems: Includes carts, all associated table top items and table top disposables, bases, domes, warning systems, dinnerware. 
None 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
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 
IV Pumps, Tubing & Solutions: This bid will include IV solutions, large volume infusion pumps and dedicated sets, non-dedicated/universal sets, and specialty infusion pumps (syringe, PCA and epidural pumps). 
Suppliers will be required to participate in a Product Fair to Member Council either via a live meeting or video presentation in Q2 2022 (TBD dependent on Covid protocols). 
October 
10/27/2021 
12/1/2021 
TBD 
TBD 
Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
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 
Background Screening Services 
None 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ryan Gay
972.830.0727 
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 
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 
Surgical Hand Scrub and Scrub Brushes: Traditional surgical hand scrub and brushless surgical hand scrub. 
Product samples may be required with RFP. 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Reagan Kushnir
972.868.7545 
Instrument Care Products: Used to decontaminate and cleanse surgical instruments both at the sink and in sterile processing. Products include brushes, sponges, descalers, detergents, enzymatic cleaners, lubricants, neutralizing rinse, non-aldehyde high level disinfectants and presoak cleaners. 
None 
December 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Anika Sutter
214.574.3338