HPVC2015-077 (Ultrasound) Medical Imaging Equipment Category 4: Ultrasound Systems

Expired Contract

Contract Start Date
17 Jan 2017
Contract End Date
31 Oct 2020


This is the information page for the Ultrasounds category under the Medical Imaging Equipment Sourcing Framework (HPVC2015-077).

Additional Information

Information for Participating Health Services

This page contains catalogues submitted by Ultrasound suppliers pre-qualified under the Medical Imaging Equipment Sourcing Framework.  Health services may download these catalogues to conduct an initial shortlisting / technical assessment of systems prior to conducting a formal Request for Quote process.

Information for Ultrasound suppliers

Supplier Pre-Qualification

All suppliers must be undergo a pre-qualification process for the Medical Imaging Equipment Sourcing Framework (HPVC2015-077) prior to submitting any catalogues for this category. Contact the Category Manager for further details (via the contact details on the right side of this page)

Request for Catalogues (RFC)

Once pre-qualified, all Ultrasound suppliers must submit a catalogue containing specifications for their systems on offer.

A separate catalogue must be submitted for each subcategory.

Click the "Contract Files" tab (to the left of this page) to download the following RFC documents:

  • Part A - RFC Details
  • Part B - Conditions of Participation
  • Part C - Catalogue Templates (a separate template for each subcategory)
  • Returnable Appendix - Response to RFC Form

Contract has been extended for 6 months. The contract end date is now 30/06/2020.

Ultrasound - Subcategories and Scope


Subcategory Scope

4.01 Premium (Conventional) Ultrasound Systems

U/S systems, intended primarily for examinations such as: abdominal, obstetric / gynaecologic (OB/GYN), small-parts, and vascular imaging​

4.02 Caridac Ultrasound (Echocardiogram)

U/S systems, intended primarily for paediatric and adult cardiac examinations​

4.03 Women's Health Ultrasound (OB/GYN)

U/S systems, intended primarily for obstetric / gynaecologic (OB/GYN) examinations​

4.04 Point of Care Ultrasound

U/S systems, intended primarily for use at the point-of-care, within a pre-defined scope of practice


Systems may be included in multiple subcategories if they fit within scope outlined. 

The current scope of the subcategories listed above excludes:

  • Bladder Scanners,
  • Non-imaging shearwave (fibroscan),
  • Non-imaging transcranial doppler,
  • Ankle-brachial index,
  • Automated ultrasound,
  • Ultrahigh-frequency ultrasound (>40MHz)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound