Department of Veterans Affairs Service Area Office West, Network Contracting Office-22 Exchange with Industry Day Announcement 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. What: In accordance with Far Part 15.201, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 22 (NCO-22) will be hosting a Virtual Industry Day to present and discuss the Real Time Location System (RTLS) requirement for the NCO-22 facilities located in Southern California. Who s Invited: All interested vendors with RTLS within the VISN-22 Region (Los Angeles, Long Beach, Loma Linda and San Diego) and who hold a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 541519, Other Computer Related Services, with a size standard of $27.5 Million. (See Sources Sought Notice on the following pages). What to Expect: NCO-22 Contracting Officers and stakeholders will discuss the upcoming requirement for a Real Time Location System (RTLS). Each vendor will be provided the opportunity to present their RTLS capabilities to the Government via a private virtual meeting room. During this time, all parties will also have the opportunity to ask questions and provide answers. When: Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 9:00am to 3:00pm PST Where: Microsoft TEAMS virtual conference room. (Link will be provided after responses to the sources sought notice have been reviewed and accepted). Registration. Pre-Registration is required as space is limited to no more than two (2) representatives per vendor. RSVP: Pre-register by contacting the Small Business Liaison, Jay Khan at Jawaid.Khan@va.gov no later than Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 3:00pm PST. Please provide the following information: Company name, names of attendee(s), phone numbers and e-mail addresses for attendee(s). Questions. Questions about this event should be directed to Jay Khan, Small Business Liaison, NCO-22 at Jawaid.Khan@va.gov. Sources Sought Notice This is not a solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought synopsis only. The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their business size classification (HUBzone, 8(a), Small Business, Small Dis-advantage, Veteran Owned Small Business or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business) relative to NAICS 541519, Other Computer Related Services. Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published in the beta.sam.gov website. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement. To be considered for award, all interested offerors will have to respond to the solicitation announcement. This notice is for market research and informational purposes only. It is anticipated that there will be four (4) sites visits associated with this requirement. Interested Contractors are strongly encouraged to attend; date, time and location of site visits still to be determined. Information regarding the site visits will be indicated in the solicitation when posted along with POC information. The RTLS will be installed at the following facilities: VA San Diego Healthcare System 3350 LaJolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92161 Coverage: CA Counties: San Diego, Imperial, Riverside VA Long Beach Healthcare System 5901 East Seventh Street Long Beach, CA 90822 Coverage: CA Counties: Los Angeles, Orange VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11301 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90073 Coverage: CA Counties: Los Angeles, Kern, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo VA Loma Linda Healthcare System 11201 Benton Street Loma Linda, CA 92357 Coverage: CA Counties: Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Minimum Specifications: Integration with VA s VISTA EMR and CERNER Contractor must currently be working on a Veteran Affairs network System cannot require construction (Plug n play, turnkey only) System must be expandable (i.e. Add capability to monitor hand washing using monitors installed at hand washing stations). Passive tags need to be randomly tied to an employee without identifying him/her Must be able to wipe down (surface clean) passive tags Passive tags must have minimum 2+ years battery life Needs to be 95% accurate (equipment location piece) Must have capabilities to attach to the WiFi or use a low frequency signal Alerts established (i.e. Employee searches for a stretcher. System provides list of stretchers and where they are located.) Provide number of days items are stationary Ability to upload/update current AUTOBAD DWG/PDG files of floorplans
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