36C24620Q0966 – Sources Sought – W065–Virtual Physical Therapist Assistant Telemedicine System

Sep 1, 2020 | Sources Sought

Good morning,

The Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 6 Network Contracting Office (NCO) is conducting Market Research through this sources sought notice to help determine the availability of qualified Businesses, registered under NAICS code 339112.

Fayetteville VAMC is looking to acquire a system that acts like a virtual physical therapist assistant. Currently Fayetteville VAMC has a substantial backlog for in and outpatient rehabilitative and wellness services for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members. The system being sought after shall have use 3D body motion detection and use of real time algorithms to determine if the patient is performing the prescribed Physical Therapy exercises properly. The session data collected shall be transmitted to the medical team where it can be integrated into the medical record. A report of patients compliance with Physical Therapy, to include quality of exercise form, will be automatically transmitted to the medical care team. This performance feedback will be analyzed by the team and telemedicine interactions can be initiated if alterations in PT therapy or coaching is needed. Continual quality improvement assessment through artificial intelligence and data gathering will be conducted to allow ongoing system improvement.

All respondents shall indicate the following:
Whether or not they are small business manufacturers of the products they wish to offer, or
Whether or not they are distributors of a small business manufacturer.
Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services under the same or a related NAICS codes.
Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services that are registered under the same or a related NAICS code with the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE); Provide the certification type (SDVOSB/VOSB), Federal Identification Number, and state of incorporation for each.
Do you plan on responding to a solicitation for this requirement with a Joint Venture utilizing multiple owned companies as majority or non-majority owner?
Yes ___No ___ If yes, please identify which companies are considering a Joint Venture and the ownership of each company.

Failure to provide the above information may result in the potential offeror being considered incapable of meeting the VA s needs

If the contractor can provide the above items, the contractor shall provide a letter from the manufacturer stating they are an authorized distributor/licenser of their products. Failure to submit an authorized distributor letter shall result in the product(s) potentially offered to be considered grey market and shall not be considered technically acceptable.

If the contractor can provide the above product and services, please indicate in your response that the above requirements can be met and provide a brochure of its product.

The capability statements received from this market research are for planning purposes only and will assist the Government in planning its acquisition strategy. This is strictly market research and the Government will not entertain questions concerning this market research. The Government will not assume any costs incurred by the contractor in the preparation of responses.  All responses shall be submitted in writing no later than September 4th, at 0800AM EST to the attention of:  Isaac.Hernandez@va.gov
Please title the subject line for all responses as: Sources Sought Virtual Physical Therapy Assistant: 36C24620Q0966.

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