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Patient Transfer Chair Sara Stedy

Washington, United States
Government : Federal
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Special Notice
Request for Information Only

The Department of Veterans Affairs, NCO20 is looking for sources of the following.


Department of Veterans Affairs
Portland VA Medical Center
Overview: Portland VAMC requires Prospective contractors to provide the following 8 each Sara Stedy. Brand Name or Equal per FAR 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal to Arjohuntleigh.

Item Number
NTB 2000


Objective: Our objective is to provide Portland VAMC with necessary equipment to provide the best care for our veterans.

Salient Characteristics

The Government requires the following characteristics to be met:

Sara Stedy Salient Characteristics

Stand aid that provides mobility-promoting support, designed to quickly and easily transport or transfer patients from one sitting position to another (i.e. to/from chair, wheelchair, bed, and toilet)
Safe working Load of 400lbs (182kg)
Compatible with Arjo TSS series clip slings
Footplate/footrest does not detach from the chassis
Low-friction castors, the rear two with brakes
Total-lock castors to provide complete stability when the aid is stationary
Pivoting divided seat for efficient transfers and patient stability
Pedal-operated chassis legs
Handgrips integrated in the seat to allow caregiver to easily turn the support aid
Knee support or Kneepad
Cross bar for patient to hold onto
Can be cleaned or wiped down easily with disinfectant cleaner


(a) Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer s (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) 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 medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), 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 medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.

(c) The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract. Accordingly, the VA reserves the right enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items.

This is not a request for competitive quotes; however, any firm that believes it can meet these requirements vendor may give written notification to the Contracting Officer within 6 days from the date of the publication of this synopsis.

Any response to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence that competition would be advantageous to the Government. Only authorized representatives of the manufacturer will be considered. Equipment must be new, no used or refurbished equipment accepted. Responses are due by 07/05/2019 5:00 pm PST.

In accordance with FAR and VAAR Part 8 and/or 13, this notice document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95, 19 Jan
2017. The North America Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 339112. Business
Size Standard is 1000 Employees.

Contracting Office Address:
Department of Veterans Affairs
NCO 20 Acquisitions
5115 NE 82nd Ave Suite 203
Vancouver, WA 98662
Contracting POC
Gregory Watson

This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

Gregory Watson

Contract Specialist

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