6515--Hercules Patient Repositioner - Drive Unit


Subject: 6515--Hercules Patient Repositioner - Drive Unit
Solicitation Number: 36C24921Q0370
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 339113
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-15-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: Phon Phasavath, Contract Specialist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (615) 225-3416
Office Address: MURFREESBORO, TN 37129
Place of Performance: Department of Veterans Affairs 800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206


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Page 3 of 3 **This is not a request for proposals, bids, or quotes. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or award a contract. The Government is not obligated to and will not pay for information received because of this announcement. ** This is a Sources Sought notice to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of all qualified sources to perform a potential requirement for Hercules Patient Repositioner Drive Unit and installation on Hill Rom Progressa Beds. The NAICS code is 339113 with a size standard of 750 employees. The purpose of this notice is to conduct market research and obtain information from qualified businesses. The responses to this announcement will assist in determining the socio-economic set aside if feasible. VA is required by Public Law 109-461 to give first priority to SDVOSB and VOSB concerns if there should be sufficient firms available to compete under a set aside. If insufficient Veteran Owned and Small Business response is received to establish the basis for setting this action aside for Other Than Large Business participation then the action will be advertised as Full and Open Competition, in which case, all interested parties responding shall be eligible to bid LIST OF EQUIPMENT: PART NO DESCRIPTION QTY 21712-HPR10 Drive Unit, Support Surface Upgrade Package, 7 Dream Sheets & Bed Attachment Brackets for Hill-Rom Progressa Beds 16 21712-INSTALL Hercules System model numbers: HPR2C, HPR2CA, HPR5, HPR5U,HPR5S2, HPR5B, HPR10, HPR10U, HPR10UA, HPR11, HPR11U, HPR12, HPR12C, HPR13, HPR14, HPR15, HPR16, HPR17U, HPR17UA, HPR18, HPR19, HPR20, HPR20C 16 21712-EXTENDED WARRANTY 1 Year 16 SHIPPING To Louisville VAMC 1 The requested powered patient Repositioner must have the following features: Push Button, automated Drive Unit to boost patients that allows for 8-10 repositioning events per sheet Fully electric, no manual handling Needs to boost a patient weighing 500# at a minimum. Operates with the head of the bed elevated up to 30 degrees for COPD, tube feeds and other pulmonary situations. Stain resistant mattress cover that is fluid and bacteria impermeable Sheet clips to guide and secure the sheets Combination of reusable and launderable sheets that are breathable Ability to maintain full bed and mattress functionality of existing hospital beds All parts must be easily cleaned including an access door to clean roller compartment User Interface located on both side of Drive Unit to allow operation of system from both sides Include staff training/education from vendor RESPONSE CONSIDERATIONS: All information submitted is subject to verification. Additional information may be requested to substantiate responses. If interested, please respond via email to the following: Identify the socioeconomic status of your business (For additional information on small business concerns visit www.sba.gov). SDVOSB/VOSB must be listed as verified in VIP database at: https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov. Identify the Manufacturer product you distribute Include a manufacturer brochure Does the manufacturer consider trade-in equipment? Include an authorized distributor or reseller letter Identify whether you: (1) touch the product before delivering to the end-user? Or, (2) do you just forward the order to the manufacturer and they direct-ship to the end-user? Identify whether this requirement can be completed entirely under a GSA FSS delivery/task order, NASA-SEWP, other contract vehicle, or Open Market. Provide current and active FSS or NASA-SEWP, or other contract number. Each response shall be reviewed by the Contracting Officer/Specialist for determining whether there exists reasonable expectation of obtaining enough offers from responsible small businesses that are competitive in terms of product offering, market prices, quality, and delivery. A determination not to compete the proposed procurement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. All information furnished to the Government in response to this notice will be used for review purposes only. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. The Department of Veterans Affairs will NOT be responsible for any costs incurred by interested parties in responding to this notice of intent. Only written responses will be considered. All responses from responsible sources will be fully considered. As a result of analyzing responses to this notice of intent, the Government shall determine if a solicitation will be issued. Any prospective contractor must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) to be eligible for award and must submit a current authorized distributor letter from the manufacturer. If no responses are received from potentially responsible sources, Memphis VAMC and its supporting contracting office NCO-9 - under FAR part 19.501(b) will have completed its due diligence regarding setting this procurement aside for small businesses and will proceed with procuring this requirement on an unrestricted basis or sole source basis. All Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses must submit a self-certifying statement that their company meets all criteria established IAW 13 CFR 121.406(b)(1)(i) through (b)(1)(iii) thus demonstrating compliance with the Non-Manufacturer Rule. Interested parties are encouraged to furnish information by email only with RESPONSE TO SOURCES SOUGHT 36C24921Q0369 Teleconference System in the subject line. All documents submitted will not be returned. All interested parties shall submit clear and convincing documentation demonstrating their capabilities to satisfy the requirements listed above to Phon Phasavath, Contract Specialist, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NO LATER THAN June 14, 2021 @ 08:00AM CST. The capability documentation should include general information and technical background describing in detail the prospective contractor's capabilities and experience that will demonstrate the ability to support these requirements.