Salient Characteristics:
Trailer must contain an ABA (Architectural Barriers Act) compliant patient Injection area. Trailer must have Hot Lab and patient uptake/Cooling-Off area. Mobile PET/CT trailer with slide-outs preferred. Contractor shall provide a site planning guide for installation and operation of mobile scanner. The mobile PET/CT scanner will also meet the following requirements:
Electrical Service The units shall operate on 480 Volts, 3 Phase, 150 Amps using a four-wire system. Mobile PET/CT shall have a 50-foot cable with a male connector. If a generator is provided on the unit it must be permitted with the Air Pollution Control District in accordance with all local and state requirements.
Gurney/Wheelchair Lift Provide a gurney/wheelchair lift for patient access to the mobile PET/CT unit with all required safety tie downs and guards. Handicapped accessible meeting all ADA guidelines.
Support The units shall be self-supporting and have a rear stabilizer stand and adjustable jack legs in front for leveling on a site that is flat but on a slight sloped grade.
Telephone and Data Interface Mobile PET/CT Unit will have telephone and data hook-ups to interface with facility s telephone and IT/PACS Systems.
Medical Device Operating Systems For all medical devices (i.e. PET/CT Scanner), the operating systems must be loaded with Windows 10 or newer and or Windows Server 2008 or newer per VA Directive 6550, Pre-Procurement Assessment for Medical devise/system.
Advanced Scan Tool must have advanced scan tools for Cardiac processing to include Myocardial blood flow and quantification, Oncology, Neuro, PET Bone imaging, and post processing capabilities.
System/equipment shall be fully capable and able to transfer image and data to multiple modalities including PACS, HIS/RIS and fully DICOM. The Contractor shall ensure that a convenient and robust means of DICOM transfer of PET/CT studies to Imaging Service PACS is operational. The contractor shall obtain and provide to the VA any technology necessary to ensure studies can be read on existing PACS display technology.
Mobile PET/CT Unit will have an American Heart Association approved Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Contractor shall provide a complete handwashing station inside the trailer along with its maintenance and refills.
Contractor will provide an orientation to the operation of the components of the mobile specialty vehicle including safety features, operation of the wheelchair lift, location of emergency off switch, and any other features required for patient and employee safety.
Responsible for the maintenance of the unit by an OEM FSE, including all Preventive Maintenance (PM), and all parts and labor at no additional cost. After each service OEM FSE or the vendor must provide a vendor Engineering Service Report (ESR) to Imaging Service supervisor/COR or Biomedical staff.
All OEM Preventive Maintenance, licensures, inspection, adjustments, calibrations, shall always be current with no lapses or pending discrepancies. Note: The VA reserves the right to request copies of all documentation relating to the equipment. Evidence of performance of recommended maintenance shall be provided by the contractor upon request by the VA.
HVAC system to maintain PET/CT Trailer environmental system.
24-Hour per Day, seven (7) Days per week, telephone technical support (telephone technical support shall be provided within one (1) hour of phone call being made). Contractor shall provide the names of technical/service support representative (if known) and their 24/7 phone numbers to the COR. These services shall be provided at no additional cost to the VA.
OEM to include HVAC system onsite emergency repair service within two (2) hours of notification during normal working business operations (Monday through Friday, 8am 4;30pm Pacific Time). The contractor s repair personnel shall maintain constant communications with the COR or the COR s representative concerning the status of the repairs. These services (to include all travel, labor, per diem, parts, and equipment) shall be provided at no additional cost.
OEM to include HVAC system onsite non-emergency service within 24 hours of notification during normal business operations (Monday through Friday, 8am 4:30pm Pacific Time). The contractor s repair personnel shall maintain constant communications with the COR or the COR s representative concerning the status of the repairs. These services (to include all travel, labor, per diem, parts, and equipment) shall be provided at no additional cost.
CT Trailer and Equipment shall be capable to supporting patients weighing up to 450 lbs.
CT Trailer and Equipment Uptime (in-service) Rate of 95% during normal business hours of operations.
PET/CT must have a minimum of least 16 slices with Hot Lab, patient Uptake/Cooling-Off area. Siemens Biograph platform preferred.
Must be able to transfer images and data to multiple modalities including PACS, VISTA Imaging, printers and Hospital RIS System (full DICOM Communication).
Mobile PET/CT trailer must meet adequate radiation shielding and security measures.
Must provide a full range of scan parameters to meet all routine clinical demands.

Console/Applications
Dimension Console
2D & 3D VUE Point HD Reconstruction
4Dx Respiratory Gating
CD-ROM
ConnectPro

CT Scan Modes
Selectable kV: 80, 100, 120, 140
Selectable mA: 10 to 440mA
Hilight Matrix Detector with 16 Rows at .625mm Slice Thickness
Reconstructed Slice Widths: 0.625, 1.25, 2.5, 3.75, 5.0, 7.5 & 10.0mm

Gantry
10,080 BGO Crystals, Each 6.3×6.3×30 mm in Size
Sensitivity 2.0cps/kBq (2D) & 8.5 cps/kBq (3D)
24 Detector Rings
1600 mm Scannable Range
6.3MHU Performix X-Ray Tube
53kW Generator
Volara Data Acquisition System (DAS)
0.5 Second Rotation Speed
50 cm Maximum SFOV
70 cm Aperture