36C25621Q0136 – Sources Sought – 6515–High-Low OB/GYN Power Examination Table

Nov 3, 2020 | Sources Sought

Department of Veterans Affairs
Network Contracting Office 16 – HOUSTON
In Support of the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC)

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
36C25621Q0136

BACKGROUND:
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC has a requirement for the following:

REQUIREMENTS: High/Low OB/GYN Power Examination Table or EQUIVALENT as listed below:

Salient Characteristics:
New High-Low OB/GYN Power Examination Table with the following requirements and key features which will be needed for the Primary Care Women s Health Clinic
Suggested Manufacturer Brand Name; ENOCHS High-Low Power Examination Table or EQUIVALENT as listed below:

ITEM SPECIFICATIONS

ENCORE 4250 TABLE FEATURES:
Patient Load: 500 lbs.
Power Back and Height Adjustment
Field Reversible Side Drawer
Electrical Outlets with Circuit Breaker – NO FUSES
Instrument Warming ON/OFF Switch with Integrated Circuit Breaker – NO FUSES
Hand Control accessory may be added any time
7° and 11° Pelvic Tilt
Stainless Steel Irrigation Basin operates independent of Leg Extension
Fully Welded All Steel Base Construction – NO PLASTIC
Easy to clean 100% Seamless Vacuum Formed Top to enhance infection control procedures
Table’s Overload Protection: Circuit Breaker – NO FUSES
Table Ships Complete – NO ASSEMBLY REQUIRED

Delivery Location:

Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
510 E Stoner Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
Attn: Tremelon Steward

REQUESTED RESPONSES:
The intent of this Request for Information is to establish sources to define the procurement strategy (e.g set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation that VA intends to post soon. Interested contractors are requested to respond in accordance with the following:
Please respond to this RFI if you can provide the exact brand name products listed in the table in the background section above. In the response please cite your business size status.
If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
DISTRIBUTORS: You must provide proof that you are an authorized distributor. VA does not accept grey market items.

Please respond to this RFI if you can provide supplies that may be determined EQUIVALENT to the products listed in the table in the background section above. Please provide details on the proposed EQUIVALENT products such as Manufacturer Name, Part Number, and Description.

If you have an existing GSA or VA, Federal Supply Schedule contract, please include the contract details in your response.
DISTRIBUTORS: You must provide proof that you are an authorized distributor. VA does not accept grey market items.

Please note that VA is particularly interested in determining the availability of Small Business Manufacturers. If your company is a small business manufacturer of potentially equivalent items, please respond to this RFI.

Vendors are requested to submit estimated market research pricing with their responses. The estimated pricing will be considered when determining the procurement strategy for the future solicitation. (e.g. if CO determines that capable small businesses cannot provide fair and reasonable pricing, then the solicitation will not be set-aside).

Please note that if no responses to this notice are received, from either authorized distributors of the cited brand name nor from manufacturers marketing a potentially equivalent brand, then this action will be sole sourced to the manufacturer cited in the Background section above.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE:
Please email all responses to Ayanna.Hamilton@va.gov. Please respond to this RFI no later than 11/05/2020.

DISCLAIMER: This RFI is issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to form a binding contract. Respondents are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

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