1. SCOPE OF WORK:

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Non-Expendable Equipment National Program has identified the Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution product line as a candidate for a VA-wide (otherwise referred to as national ) single Requirements contract award.

Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution is designed to monitor, alert and display real time, high resolution, visual pressure maps of the patient s body. High pressure areas are clearly delineated in red and orange, with lower pressure areas showing green and blue. The images are used as a guide to alter the patient s position to reduce pressure and reduce the potential for pressure ulcers.

The Contractor must demonstrate the ability to meet all requirements for the solicitation. The objective is to provide Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution to clinicians throughout the VA medical centers and facilities. The period of performance is for one 12-month base period with four 12-month option periods.

2. REQUIREMENT

This requirement will be IAW FAR clause 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal which requires the quoter indicate that each product being offered as an equal product to the Wellsense VU® brand name Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution. For each equal product, the offeror must include a description reflecting the salient characteristics (SC) and level of quality that will satisfy the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics of the equal product(s) specified in the solicitation. The quoter must also clearly identify the item by brand name (if any) and make/model number. Finally, the quoter must include descriptive literature, such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer, and clearly describe any modifications it plans to make to a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements.

CONTRACT LINE ITEMS
MANUFACTURE
PART NUMBER
DESCRIPTION
0001
Wellsense
WS01-49
Advanced Pressure Visualization System: Display, Mat, and Power Supply
0002
Wellsense
WS01-50
Advanced Pressure Visualization System: Display, Mat, and Power Supply
Orders Over 50 Systems
0003
Wellsense
WS02-Warranty
Annual Service Warranty – One Year
0004
Wellsense
VU-WT-01-4
Warranty – Four Year
0005
Wellsense
WS03-Display
VU System Display
Out of Warranty Defect
0006
Wellsense
WS04-Power
VU System Power Supply
Out of Warranty Defect
0007
Wellsense
WS05-Mat
VU System Mat
Out of Warranty Defect
0008
Wellsense
WS06-Cable Monitor
VU System E-Box Cable to Monitor Out of Warranty Defect
0009
Wellsense
WS07-Cable Power
VU System E-Box Cable to Power
Out of Warranty Defect

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking vendors who can provide Wellsense VU® brand name or equal Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution as listed above or equal commodities which meet all of the following salient characteristics. Vendors may quote any product solution or configuration so long as they meet the salient characteristics. Vendors are asked to quote any additional product that may be beneficial. These items must be captured in the vendor s pricing volume.

The following Salient Characteristics apply to CLIN s 0001-0006:

SC #
SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS
METHOD OF EVALUATION
SC 1
Pressure Mapping and Monitoring System that Redistributes Pressure with Visual Imagery
Literature Review
SC 2
Real Time Evaluative Feedback
Literature Review
SC 3
Customizable Features to Enhance Patient Specific Care
Literature Review
SC 4
Audible Alerts
Literature Review

Subcontracting Possibilities:

Please include in your email response if there is availability of subcontracting opportunities for the NX EQ Analyzers Physio Body Pressure Distribution that manufacture.