The following is a Sources Sought/Request for Information notice. This posted notice is not a Pre-Solicitation or Solicitation document. The government is not currently soliciting bids, quotes orproposals at this time; however, reserves the right to do so at a later date. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104is seeking potential sources for the following:
Patient Information Boards:
The vendor shall provide all materials, art work, glass, installation kits, marker holders, markers, and erasers for the patient information boards as outlined-
Required features for an acceptable board are as follows:
Size: 24 x 36 (Vertical or Horizontal)Constructed from tempered glassDry erase markers and permanent markers must completely wipe offMust have removable, interchangeable insertInsert must be customizable and able to include color and/or graphicsMust be able to change insert without removing the board from the wallMust be able to use any cleaner without damaging the surface of the boardMust be able to be wall mountedSpace between wall and board must not be more than ½ after board is mountedMust include mounting hardwareMust be highly durable and able to withstand heavy useBoard must not contain sharp edgesPreprinted writing on board must be of sufficient font to be readable to patients from a distance of approximately six feet (6 ).Include marker set for each boardInclude eraser for each boardInclude a holder for the marker and eraser that can be attached to each board.Must be able to provide design support consultant that will work with VA staff to design insert and preprinted informationMust include security hardware
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES MUST ALSO HAVE AN ACTIVE REGISTRATION IN THE SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (SAM) DATABASE. TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT WWW.SAM.GOV.
Responses to this notice shall include:
Company NameAddressPoint of ContactPhone NumberEmail AddressDUNS NumberCAGE CodeTax ID Number
Note: In accordance with the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding Kingdomware,servicedisabled veteran owned (SDVOSB) and veteran owned (VOSB), who are interested inthisprocurement and consider themselves to have the resources and capabilities necessary toprovide these services shall be verified in VetBiz Registry as follows to be considered:
Process in 38 U.S.C. 8127(d) whereby a contracting officer of the Department shall award contracts onthe basis of competition restricted to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, if thecontracting officer has a reasonable expectation that two or more small business concerns owned andcontrolled by veterans will submit offers, and that the award can be made at a fair and reasonable pricethat offers the best value to the United States. For purposes of this VA specific rule, a service-disabledveteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) or a veteran-owned small business (VOSB),must meet theeligibility requirements in 38 U.S.C. 8127(e), (f) and VAAR subpart 819.7003 and be listed as verified inthe Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database.
Please provide answers to all questions below regarding your firm s Socio-Economic status pursuant toNorth American Industrial Classification Code (NAICS) 327215. If there is another, more appropriate NAICS code, please provide the information with your response.
1. Is your business a small business under NAICS 327215? YES ______ NO ______
2. Is your firm a Veteran-Owned Small Business? YES ______ NO ______
3. Is your firm a CVE verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business? YES ______ NO ______
4. Is you firm a certified HUB Zone firm? YES ______ NO ______
5. Is your firm a Woman Owned business? YES ______ NO ______
6. Is your firm a Large Business? YES ______ NO ______
7. What is your GSA Schedule Number?
Schedule Number: ___________________Expiration Date: _____________________
Please provide a capability statement as well as any relevant literature addressing your organizationsability to supply the required items. Also, please include a point of contact name, phone number andemail address. Please also see attached Statement of Need for applicable artwork.
Note: Questions regarding this notice should be addressed to Jennifer Cutshall via email only. Faxes andphone calls will not be accepted.
Please submit all responses to this notice via e-mail to:
Jennifer CutshallContract SpecialistJennifer.Cutshall2@va.gov
Responses to this Sources Sought Notice are required by no later than Monday, July 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST.