Vizient

2024 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
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 patient''s 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 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Courtney Jones
972.581.5361 
Endotracheal Tubes 
None 
March 
4/30/2024 
5/22/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
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 
March 
5/2/2024 
5/22/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Tina Mccoy
972.830.7812 
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 
Allison Mascarenhas
972.830.0608 
Anesthesia Machines 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cody Dugger
972.581.5344 
Infant Care and Phototherapy Products - Incubators, Transport Incubators, Jaundice meters, Resuscitators, Phototherapy and Multiple Associated Options and Accessories. 
TBD 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Cody Dugger
972.581.5344 
Air Transfer Devices 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
James Tran
972.830.6878 
Radiation Dosimetry: Whole Body, Extremity, Fetal and Area monitoring dosimeter badges. 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Mahogany Laur
972.910.6448 
Hemodynamic(HD); Electrophysiology (EP) Monitoring / Reporting; and Inventory Management Systems 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda Ballew
214-574-3833 
MRI peripherals used in or adjunct to the MRI environment: MRI Patient Monitors, Infusion Pumps, related accessories & disposables; MRI Coils, interventional items & accessories; Audio/Video Systems (patient entertainment system); CAD - breast and prostate; Ferromagnetic Detection System (handheld or door/wall mounted systems; Function MRI (fMR) tools & accessories; MR Neuro Diagnostics; EEG & fMRI; Non-Magnetic MRI patient transport (Stretchers, Wheelchairs, Walkers); Non-Ferromagnetic IV Poles 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ashley Mayzner
972.830.0566 
Mammography Imaging Equipment: Digital Mammography Systems, Analog Mammography Systems, related service, related accessories. 
TBD 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda Ballew
214-574-3833 
Biopsy Needles, Instruments and Diagnostic Trays Biopsy Needles: Percutaneous Soft Tissue (FNA or CNB), Bone & Bone Marrow (Manual or Powered), Vacuum Assist Breast Biopsy (VABB), Breast Lesion Localization (Wire, Radioisotope, Electromagnetic, Magnetic), Breast Tissue Markers, Diagnostic Procedure Trays (Myelogram, Arthrogram and Lumbar puncture) 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amanda Ballew
214-574-3833 
Soup: Canned, frozen, Mixes and Bases 
TBD 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Yogurt: Frozen, Refrigerated, and Greek 
tbd 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Meal Delivery Systems: Includes carts, all associated table top items and table top disposables, bases, domes, warning systems, dinnerware. 
tbd 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Rapid Test Kits 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Christopher Allen
972.830.2999 
Elastic Bandages: clipped closure bandages, self-closure bandages and Esmark bandages. 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kenneth Ogbo
972.581.5375 
Cochlear Implants 
TBD 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Will Dordal
972-868-7521 
Baby Care: Products including, but not limited to, soap, lotions, creams, and ointments that promote and maintain skin integrity for newborns and infants. These products are typically used to provide standard skin cleansing and moisturizing and/or to reduce risk factors for skin breakdown & provide barrier protection against diaper rash. This includes natural or organic baby care products in addition to conventional product lines 
tbd 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Katherine Xaykaothao
000.000.0000 
Phlebotomy Tourniquet Cuffs 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Karen Doelling
972.581.5425 
Falls Management: Falls Alarms/Monitors, Bed Safety Covers/Pads. Therapy and Ancillary Products - Gait Belts, Foam Limb Holders, Foot and Arm Pads, Patient Restraints and Restraint Alarms. 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kenneth Ogbo
972.581.5375 
Pneumatic Compression Devices 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Kenneth Ogbo
972.581.5375 
Monitoring Electrodes: Adult electrodes; Pediatric electrodes; Neonatal electrodes; ECG diagnostic electrodes. 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Bowel Management: Bowel/ fecal containment and management products used for fecal incontinence. Products typically include indwelling catheter and accessories. 
tbd 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Ross Barugh
972.581.5957 
Safety Needles and Syringes 
TBD 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Beth Grimsley
972.581.5215 
Flow Cytometry 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Amber Reyes
972.444.7664 
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 patient''s 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 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Courtney Jones
972.581.5361 
Disposable Manual Resuscitators (DMR) 
None 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Courtney Jones
972.581.5361 
Flow Meters & Regulators 
None 
March 
4/17/2024 
5/8/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Courtney Jones
972.581.5361 
Interventional Urology: To include, Ureteral stents, renal sheaths, renal dilator sets, urology sounds, nephrostomy balloon catheters, ureteral catheters, laser fibers, lithotripter, guidewires, cytology brush, biopsy brush, retrieval basket, retrieval forceps, specimen retrieval bag, suprapubic sets, urology irrigation sets, urology biopsy devices/needles, urology introducer sets, open suction drain catheters, urology accessories (y-adaptors, connectors). 
None 
March 
3/26/2024 
4/12/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Andrew Bruenderman
502-548-6801 
Temperature Monitoring Probes 
None 
January 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
ENT Instruments: Ventilation tubes, Powered dissection, Thermal scalpel, Somnoplasty, Visualization equipment, Nerve monitors, Otology implants, Disposable instruments, ENT/Plastic surgery instrumentation. 
None 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Reagan Kushnir
972.868.7545 
O.R. Towels, Laparotomy Sponges, Specialty Sponges (dissector sponges, eye spears, stick sponges, tonsil sponges, neuro strips and patties) 
TBD 
March 
2/21/2024 
3/6/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Anika Semanchik
214.574.3338 
 

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
Vizient Job Order Contracting (JOC) Construction Program – Spaulding Rehabilitation Mass General Brigham ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬. Registered bidders will receive a separate communication at a future date from The Gordian Group regarding a pre-proposal seminar for the purpose of discussing the Vizient JOC program and proposal requirements. 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Chris Crutchfield
972.581.5603 
Medical Grade Refrigerators & Freezers 
None 
April 
3/25/2024 
4/10/2024 
TBD 
TBD 
Shamron Wilder
972.868.7506 
Fruit: Frozen Fruit, Shelf-Stable (Canned & Pouched) Fruit, Fruit Cuts, Applesauce (Bulk and Portion Control), Portion Control Fruit, Freeze dried fruit, Fruit jerky 
tbd 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vegetables: Frozen Vegetables, Canned Vegetables, Canned Beans, Dry Beans, Canned Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Pizza Sauce. 
tbd 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Food Service Disposables: Paper products, Plastic products, Foam Cups, Foam products(excluding cups), Bulk Cutlery, Gloves, Tray Covers, Disposable Tray Items, Biodegradable products, Film, Foil & Liners 
tbd 
February 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patrick Mccomber
972.581.5235 
Medical Nutritionals - Animal Proteins, Plant-based Proteins, Blenderized, Metabolic Products, Protein Modulars 
tbd 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
Supplements (clinical nutrition): including food and beverage thickening agents, pre-thickened beverages, texture modified foods (includes IDDSI products), other modulars excluding protein (calorie, fiber, urinary care, etc.), reduced: calorie, carbohydrate, or sodium foods 
tbd 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Jordan Bergloff
972.830.0423 
IV Catheters 
TBD 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Theresa Dyer
972.581.5376 
Hot and Cold Packs 
TBD 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Patient ID Bands 
TBD 
March 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Vertebral Compression Fracture 
None 
April 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Mimi Laselle
.+1 .(214 
Spinal Implants 
None 
May 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Mimi Laselle
.+1 .(214 
 

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
Contrast Injection Systems: Xray, CT, MR, Interventional Radiology, Cath Lab, Nuclear Medicine, Other 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
MRI Contrast Media 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Oral and Injectable X-Ray/CT Contrast Media 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Ultrasound Contrast Media 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Chest Drainage 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Anika Semanchik
214.574.3338 
Neurosurgical Implants 
None 
July 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Hadeer Fati
972.868.7557 
Softgoods and Sports Bracing: Post-op knee braces, elbow braces, shoulder immobilizers, hip abduction braces, walker boots, arm slings, ankle stirrups, cervical collars, gait belts 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Localized Cold Therapy: Products providing cooling systems and associated pads and products that deliver cold therapy to a specific anatomy site. Cold therapy is a way of treating painful injuries, inflammation or stiffness of arthritic joints. The products in this bid are intended for acute, ambulatory and non-acute use. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Reverse Distribution Pharmacy Service: On-Site and Off-Site Service to process and return unused or expired drugs back to the pharmaceutical manufacturer for credit according to their return policy. Disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous drugs that are not eligible for return, In-date Program, Recall Program, All classes of trade, Single/multiple facilities/system access. 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Pari Wafayee
972.868.7478 
Radiopharmaceutical Distribution – High Energy 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Radiopharmaceutical Distribution – Low Energy 
TBD 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Leah Gannon
972.581.5014 
Vascular Grafts: Aortic Grafts, Dialysis Grafts, Peripheral Vascular Grafts, Vascular Patches, Tunnelers 
None 
September 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Corey Girard
972.830.0007 
 

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
Sanitary Paper: facial tissue, napkins, paper goods, paper towels, sanitary paper, and dispensers. 
TBD 
November 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
TBD 
Hermilo Gonzalez
972.830.7957