RF Generators Brand Name or Equal Accurian

Jul 16, 2020 | Sources Sought

Solicitation Number: 36C25720Q1056
Office: 257-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 17 (36C257)
Location: San Antonio, 78229
Notice Type: Sources Sought
Posted Date: 7/14/2020
Response Date: 7/17/2020 8:00 AM
Archive Date: 7/20/2020
Set Aside:
Classification Code: 65 – Medical, dental & veterinary equipment & supplies
Last Change: 7/15/2020 3:29 AM

Joanna Foy June 26, 2020 Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Sources Sought Notice Obtain RF Generators. This is a Sources Sought notice and not a request for quotes. This request is solely for the purpose of conducting market research to enhance VHA s understanding of your company s offered services and capabilities. The Government will not pay any costs for responses submitted in response to this Source Sought Notice. This Sources Sought notice provides an opportunity for respondents to submit their capability and availability to provide the service requirement described below. Vendors are being invited to submit information relative to their potential to fulfill this requirement, in the form of a capability response that addresses the specific requirement identified in this Sources Sought. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is seeking to obtain brand name or equal RF Generators and San Antonio, TX. Refer to the General Requirements section below for the requested product description. This Sources Sought is to facilitate the Contracting Officer s review of the market base, for acquisition planning, size determination, and procurement strategy. General Requirements: Brand name or equal RF Generators are needed for the San Antonio, TX in accordance with the following requirements: ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE AMOUNT 0001 1.00 EA $00.0 $00.00 RF Generator w/Stand LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: AG1000 0002 1.00 EA $00.00 $00.00 Cooling Pump w/Stand LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: AP1000 0003 1.00 EA $00.00 $00.00 Standard Cable Hub LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: APH100 0004 1.00 EA $00.00 $00.00 Enhanced Cable Hub LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: APH200 GRAND TOTAL $00.00 SALIENT CHARACTERSISTICS Medtronic Accurian RF Ablation Platform     50W generator High resolution screen at least 15.6 or greater Manage four ablations independently, even mid-procedure time, temperature, start/stop, pause, stagger Delivers energy in monopolar or bipolar modes ability to pair A-B and C-D, then B-C allows you to create a strip lesion without moving and replacing probes Straight-Sharp, curved sharp, and curved blunt tip cannulas Single-use stainless steel probes Smart RF probes with on-screen identification facilitate troubleshooting of specific channel error and reduce the risk of procedural error by publishing partial ID number, length, and gauge on screen Gauges: 16,18,20, and 22G Active tip: 5 and 10mm 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal. As prescribed in 11.107(a), insert the following provision: Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as brand name or equal, the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of equal products, including equal products of the brand name manufacturer, must- (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by- (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate equal products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an equal product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. (End of clause) VAAR 852.212-72 Gray Market Items: a) Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical equipment only for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable. (b) Vendor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system, verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM’s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. (End of clause) FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items: A copy of the authorized distributor letter from the contractor to verify that you are an authorized distributor of the products/services SHALL BE SUBMITTED WITH THE QUOTE AND IS MANDATORY. Please title email with RFI Solicitation Number and Subject Title

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San Antonio, 78229

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