Vizient

2023 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
MRO Distribution Electrical: Provider of high-quality electrical, communications, maintenance, repair equipment and/or services. Supplier may also provide construction materials and advanced supply chain management/logistic services. 
Supplier may either be an OEM or have a relationship with OEMs. Supplier must be a United States regional and/or national Supplier. 
February 
TBD 
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Chris Crutchfield
972.581.5603 
Surgical Lasers: Surgical Lasers, Accessories, Point Of Sale Service Agreements. OEM’s of surgical lasers (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) which are used for laser surgery. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Sue Ledin
972.830.0613 
Housekeeping chemicals and disinfectants, floor care cleaners, cleaners and degreasers, ancillary cleaners and polishers, laundry products, and others such as spill kits, engineered water solution, ATP monitoring system and ice melt. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Morgan Steele
214-574-3831 
Food Service Chemicals; cleaning and/or sanitizing agents utilized within the foodservice operation. Including but not limited to machine and manual warewashing, floor cleaning, drain cleaning, surface cleaners, sanitizers, degreasers, descaling agents, stainless steel cleaner and polish. 
None 
January 
TBD 
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Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
Safety IV Catheters 
None 
February 
TBD 
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Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
Exam Paper: Disposable gowns, pillows, drapes and covers; posey restraints. 
None 
April 
TBD 
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Brooke Berson
214.574.3377 
Sharps Containers: Terminal place for Sharps after use. OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard define sharps as anything that pierces skin including needles, lancets, butterfly sets, finder needles and guidewires. Receptacles are only for sharps (no gauze, catheters, etc.). Containers are either mounted or placed in special floor trays that hold them in place. Typically lock to discourage needle retrieval, lids labeled as FDA approved and include a biohazardous waste symbol. Lids must be secure. 
None 
April 
TBD 
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Brooke Berson
214.574.3377 
Specialty Bags: Store patient belongings, transport specimens safely, hold instruments in autoclaves, and body bags, which are a higher mill rate in order to carry the weight of the body and to protect against contact with blood and body fluids during transport. 
ADDTL PROD DESCRIP: Patient belonging bags customizable with facility logo; Pharmacy bags designed to prevent leakage and/or contamination; Chemo transport designed to prevent leakage or contamination with hazard substance; Specimen bags designed to prevent leakage and/or contamination; Autoclave bags hold instruments & often have color indicators which show sterilization has occurred; Post-mortem body bags; Zip Bags aka “zip lock”. 
April 
TBD 
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Brooke Berson
214.574.3377 
This posting is for a prequalification approval for any supplier who does not currently have a Vizient Pharmacy contract and is interested in participating in future bids for generic injectable products. This prequalification is for generic injectables only and does not include branded products or categories outside of generic injectables (e.g., does not include oral solids). Once registered no other action is required until you receive prequalification instruction on December 12, 2022. 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Gloria Sumler
972.581.5244 
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 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
 

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
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. 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Joseph Harris
972.581.5904 
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 
Trauma, Foot and Ankle: Trauma Orthopedic products including screws, nails, pins, plates, and external fixation. 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Lauren Lewey
972.830.2991 
 

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
OB Specialty Products for women and infants: Fetal monitoring belts; Amniotic membrane perforator; C-section tray; Vaginal delivery tray; Labor and delivery tray; Baby bonnet/beanie; Infant bulb syringe; Infant transport mattress; Placenta basin; Under-buttocks drape; Maternal mesh disposable brief; Infant heel warmer; Fetal monitoring belts; Baby bonnets/beanies; Fetal monitoring chart paper; Maternal disposable mesh briefs; Aquasonic gel; Post-Operative Bras, etc. 
TBD 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
000.000.0000 
Women’s Health Medical & Surgical products: Gynecological Ablation Products, Gynecological Hysteroscopic Tissue Removal, Post-Operative Bras, and other women’s surgical-related items. 
TBD 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
000.000.0000 
 

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
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