Vizient

2022 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
Ceiling Products 
None 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Shamron Wilder
972.868.7506 
Plasma and Specialty Pharmacy Distribution. 
Must distribute both plasma and specialty products nationally. 
February 
3/15/2022 
4/11/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Sara Kim
972.581.5487 
Molecular Technology: Includes Molecular Diagnostics Testing - Automated molecular testing systems for the rapid detection of specific sequences in DNA or RNA. 
TBD 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amber Reyes
972.444.7664 
Arterial Blood Gas Kits: Testing kits that consist of specialty syringes, which are used to draw arterial blood samples measuring levels of acidity (PH), oxygen, carbon dioxide, etc. The kits also include supporting items for blood draw such as alcohol prep/gauze pads, ice bags, bandages, etc. 
None 
January 
2/15/2022 
3/4/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Marcus Holt
972.830.7835 
Closed Suction Catheters: Catheters used for endotracheal suctioning of mechanically ventilated patients through a closed suction system. This suctioning process is used to clear a patientís airways of secretions without having to disconnect patient from the ventilator. Also included in this category are supporting devices such as saline/water vials, ports, adapters, and other various accessories. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Marcus Holt
972.830.7835 
Open Suction Catheters: Catheters used for endotracheal suctioning of mechanically ventilated patients through an open suction system. This suctioning process is used to clear a patientís airways of secretions, and DOES require patient disconnection from ventilator circuit. Also included in this category are supporting devices such as saline/water vials, valves, adapters, and other various accessories. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Marcus Holt
972.830.7835 
PSC: Patient Footwear - products include Slippers, High Risk Tread Slippers, Pediatric and Infant Slippers, Flexible Sole Slippers, Eco-Friendly Slippers, Infant Caps, Newborn Booties, Pediatric Disposable Apparel. 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cindy Thomas
972.830.0695 
Prime Vendor Pharmacy Distribution Services and Non-Injectable Generic Product Contracting. 
For full-line distributors with 10 or more distribution centers and the ability to offer a full non-injectable generic portfolio. 
February 
3/15/2022 
4/11/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Carlos Ramos
972.581.5224 
Anesthesia Masks & Circuits: Disposable devices used to deliver oxygen & anesthetic gases to the patient and remove carbon dioxide from expiratory breath during a surgical procedure. The circuit configurations are made up of multiple different components. 
None 
January 
2/3/2022 
2/24/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
Disposable Infusion Pumps (Pain Pumps): Postoperative, non-narcotic pain relief system designed to deliver local anesthetic to or near the surgical site through specially designed catheters, providing patients days of targeted pain relief after surgery. 
None 
February 
2/3/2022 
2/17/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
Temperature Monitoring Probes: Used to monitor patientsí temperature typically during a surgical procedure or intensive care. These include General Purpose Temperature Probes, Rectal Temperature Probes, Oral Temperature Probes, Myocardial Temperature Probes, Skin Temperature Probes, Tympanic Temperature Probes, Esophageal Stethoscopes. 
None 
January 
2/3/2022 
2/17/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
 

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
Neuro Interventional: Micro guide catheters, aspiration devices, stent retrievers, embolization coils, neuro surgical devices 
None 
February 
4/5/2022 
4/19/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Corey Girard
972.830.0007 
MRO (Maintenance/Repair/Operations): Products can range from plumbing, electrical, air filters, lighting, cleaning, furniture, safety, power tools, material handling and batteries to name a few. 
Suppliers must offer the multitude of products, not just be segmented as an Air Filter Supplier only providing Air Filters. Suppliers must offer a multitude of products and services in the Maintenance/Repair/Operations realm for our Members. 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Scott Walters
972.444.7683 
Closed System Transfer Devices: Syringe adaptors, vial adaptors, port adaptors, connecting sets, secondary sets, adaptor locks, port injectors. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
Tourniquet Cuffs include inflation units, tourniquet cuffs (disposables and reusables), battery backups with alarms, and universal connector options. 
Vizient may have a product fair or require samples for this category. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Richard Frigstad
972.868.7450 
Wound Lavage includes disposable hand pieces, sterilization kits, tips and accessories, and chargers/rechargeable batteries. 
Vizient may have a product fair or require samples for this category. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Richard Frigstad
972.868.7450 
Orth Power Tools include hand devices, saws and drills, reusable and disposable bits, burrs and blades, batteries, electric console and foot switches, and power tool accessories. 
Vizient may have a product fair or require samples for this category. 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Richard Frigstad
972.868.7450 
Neuro Power Tools include powered instruments, drill bits, burrs and blades, and power tool accessories. 
Vizient may have a product fair or require samples for this category. 
July 
6/28/2022 
7/13/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Richard Frigstad
972.868.7450 
Orthopedic Personal Protection includes helmets and hoods, togas or gowns, batteries, and system accessories (i.e. battery chargers, head lights, helmet bands and replacement accessories, etc.) 
Vizient may have a product fair or require samples for this category. 
July 
6/14/2022 
6/28/2022 
TBD 
TBD 
Richard Frigstad
972.868.7450 
 

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
Distribution, Food and Nutrition: Foodservice distribution refers to the purchase and delivery of broadline distribution of food and nutrition products and foodservice items. 
None 
June 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Janice Flanigan
972.581.5792 
Blood Bank: Equipment, Gel Automation, Manual Reagents, Solid Phase Automation, Accessories, Service. 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jake Hagen
972.581.5618 
Asset Management: Suppliers who can provide administrative mgmt over service agreements for healthcare technology maintenance of biomedical and diagnostic imaging equip. Category to include services that can help Members reduce maintenance expenditures by providing cost effective analysis on corrective repairs, preventative maintenance, and financial resources for Memberís budget cycle. Management offerings to include database system of detailed asset mgmt & service history reporting. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Allison Mascarenhas
972.830.0608 
 

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
Electrophysiology Products & Accessories: Fixed curve and steerable diagnostic catheters, ultrasound catheters, high-definition mapping catheters, ablation catheters (focal, balloon, etc.), lab systems (mapping, recording, ICE, ablation generators, etc.), introducer sheaths, specialty sheaths, steerable sheaths, transeptal needles, navigational accessories, EP monitoring products, esophageal temperature monitoring, and accessories. 
None 
October 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521