Procurement of Goods and Services
The Texas Medical Center Corporation procures more than $10 million each year in outside goods and services. These items support business activities such as parking services, building and construction projects, campus property maintenance, and the provision of meeting rooms and dining services in facilities available for use by member institutions. The Texas Medical Center Corporation also coordinates, on behalf of member institutions, center-wide efforts with many public entities such as METRO, City of Houston, Harris County, and state and federal governments as needed.
The Texas Medical Center Corporation is committed to doing business with suppliers that provide high quality, innovative products and services, on schedule, and at competitive prices.
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions - Services (PDF)
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions - Goods (PDF)
The Texas Medical Center Corporation reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals or bids, and does not bind itself to accept the lowest bid for any materials, products, or services submitted. Non-acceptance of any proposal or bid will not imply any criticism of or deficiency in any proposal. Non-acceptance may indicate that another approach was deemed to be more advantageous for the needs and requirements of the Texas Medical Center Corporation.
Valuing Supplier Diversity
The long-term key to a successful supplier diversity program is the commitment of the Texas Medical Center Corporation and its suppliers to work in alignment with the mission and values of the Texas Medical Center Corporation. It is the expectation that all approved suppliers agree to this commitment in partnership with the Texas Medical Center Corporation. The Texas Medical Center Corporation is committed to the fair and equal treatment of all suppliers.
The Texas Medical Center Corporation is committed to a strategy of diversity and inclusion through its Diverse Supplier Program. The purpose of this program is to increase business opportunities for certified veteran, women, and minority-owned businesses. To be noted in the Texas Medical Center Corporation supplier database as a minority or small business enterprise, become a member and be certified by one of the local or regional councils:
• Houston Minority Supplier Development Council
• Women Business Enterprise National Council
• Small Business Administration
1. Complete our Supplier Registration Form.
2. Email the completed form to Procurement@texasmedicalcenter.org or fax it to 713-749-0889.