6515--VSCAN


Subject: 6515--VSCAN
Solicitation Number: 36C25621Q0847
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 334517
Set-Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-11-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: Ayanna S Hamilton, Ayanna Hamilton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (713) 791-1414
Office Address: RIDGELAND, MS 39157
Place of Performance: Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 510 E. Stoner Ave Shreveport, LA 71101


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Department of Veterans Affairs Network Contracting Office 16 - HOUSTON In Support of the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) REQUEST FOR INFORMATION 36C25621Q0847 STATEMENT OF WORK Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) Vscan Extend R2 Dual Probe DICOM BACKGROUND The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center located at 510 E. Stoner Ave; Shreveport, LA 71101 is requesting a Vscan Extend R2 Dual Probe DICOM for the Cardiology Department. SCOPE This instrument supports applications for cardiac, abdominal, renal, obstetrics and gynecology, urology, fetal, adult cephalic, peripheral vascular imaging (e.g. arteries, veins, lower extremity, carotid). Small organs including thyroid, musculoskeletal (long bone, hip, shoulder, elbow and knee joints). Evaluation of presence of fluid, thoracic/lung (e.g. pleural motion/sliding, line artifacts). Pediatrics, imaging guidance for needle/catheter placement (e.g. paracentesis, pericardiocentesis, thoracentesis, amniocentesis). Procedure guidance for arterial or venous vessels (e.g. central lines, upper extremity). Vscan Extend in DICOM configuration provides the ability to export images wirelessly to servers or to shared Windows network folders, along with wireless access for download and installation of Vscan Extend apps. Allows the transfer of images or videos via USB cable connection to a PC. The product is complemented with a Vscan web portal, including online access to product clinical information. Salient Characteristics for Microscopes: Suggested Manufacturer Brand Name; GE Vscan Extend R2 Dual Probe DICOM or approved EQUIAL as listed below: ITEM SPECIFICATIONS FEATURES: The following components are included in the standard configuration of Vscan Extend: Control unit with probe Three (3) year warranty Global AC adapter with interchangeable region-specific plugs USB cable One (1) rechargeable battery Two (2) Micro- SD memory cards (for potential service needs only) Soft case Gel (60 g bottle) may also be included in the standard configuration (if applicable) END OF STATEMENT OF WORK 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please respond to this RFI no later than 05/11/2021. 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.