36C25621Q0590 – Sources Sought – 6515–502-21-2-084-0070 ULTA WOUND VAC (VA-20-00089740)

Mar 18, 2021 | Sources Sought

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Statement of Work
Service Care Line: Specialty
Department: Wound Care/Podiatry

I. Introduction
The Alexandria VA Health Care System (AVAHCS) in Pineville, LA is seeking to purchase two
4 therapy negative pressure system devices/wound vacs.

Project Scope
The following equipment request is being made because the facility is in need of wound vacs to
provide healing care using negative pressure devices. These devices allow for advanced wound
care techniques to used for our veterans. Negative pressure devices allow for wound drainage
management and facilitate accelerated healing. This particular device must allow 4 different
therapies by one device.

III. Product Specifications and Quantities
The product specifications reflect those provided by our recommended vendor. Listed below are
the products salient features:

V.A.C. Ulta Therapy Unit The only Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
(NPWT) unit which offers 4 patented therapies in one system:
V.A.C.® Therapy
1. The only therapy system with SENSAT.R.A.C. (Proprietary),
EASYCLEAR PURGE , and SEAL CHECK Technologies:
Proprietary technology that continuously monitors and maintains
pressure at the wound site by adjusting pump output and
compensating for wound distance, position, blockages, and exudate
characteristics.
2. During NPWT, there are VAC Granufoam Dressings for all types
of wounds which draw the wound edges together, remove fluids,
and promote granulation.
3. Volumetric installation
4. Capable of performing the following four therapies:

IV. Warranty and Support
The warranty and support must cover all components of the requirement in accordance with
standard manufacturer s warranty.

V. General Information / Requirements
Hard copies of brochures for proposed equipment illustrating dimensions, pictures and
materials shall be brand name or equal. All products shall have same or better warranty
as comparable products above.
Products shall be delivered to the Alexandria VAHCS, Warehouse Building 136, 2495
Shreveport Hwy 71 North, Pineville, LA 71360.
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1. Installation:
No installation is required.
2. Training:
No training is required.
3. Information Security Considerations:
The Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements does not apply and a Security
Accreditation Package is not required.
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Notes to the Contracting Officer
(This section to be removed from PD before solicitation)
Ship To and Mark For:

Primary: Name: Antonio Baker
Address: Alexandria VA Healthcare System
2495 Shreveport Hwy 71 North
Pineville, LA 71360
Voice:
Email: VHAALXPPM@va.gov

Alternate: Name:
Address: Alexandria VA Healthcare System
2495 Shreveport Hwy 71 North
Pineville, LA 71360
Voice:
Email:

Special Shipping Instructions:
Prior to shipping, Contractor shall notify Site POCs, by phone followed by email, of all
incoming deliveries including line-by-line details for review of requirements. Contractor
cannot make any changes to the delivery schedule at the request of Site POC.
Contractors must coordinate deliveries with Site POCs before shipment of equipment to ensure
sites have adequate storage space.

All shipments, either single or multiple container deliveries, will bear the VA Purchase Order
number on external shipping labels and associated manifests or packing lists. In the case of
multiple container deliveries, a statement readable near the VA PO number will indicate total
number of containers for the complete shipment (ex. Package 1 of 2 ), clearly readable on
manifests and external shipping labels.

Packing Slips/Labels and Lists shall include the following:
IFCAP PO # (i.e., 166-E11234)
Total number of Containers: Package ___ of ___. (i.e., Package 1 of 3)

POINT(S) OF CONTACT:

Name:
Address: Alexandria VA Healthcare System
2495 Shreveport Hwy 71 North
Pineville, LA 71360
Voice:
Email:
CONTACT INFORMATION AND RESPONSE DUE DATE:

Please email all responses to sharieka.wright@va.gov. Please respond to this RFI no later than 5:00 PM CST on 03/22/2021

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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