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Northern Illinois University
SoleSource #bjm137723
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday September 16, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: E-MedApps Inc., Schaumburg, IL
Amount: An estimated $248,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 9/15/2013 through 8/31/2015, 23.5 months
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Wednesday August 28, 2013
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, August 12, 2013
The University awarded a contract for Health Information Technology Consulting Services to E-MedApps Inc., Schaumburg, IL, for an estimated $248,000.
Services are required for the continuation of the transition of physicians and practices from paper records to electronic health record systems with the end goal of achieving Meaningful Use of electronic health records (EHRs).
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the initial grant funding implementation was delayed by nearly 2 years which caused delay in getting physicians in the que for the ILHITREC services. The initial work was based on an RFP opened in April 2010.

For additional information, contact:
Becky May
Northern Ilinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-1594
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
August 28, 2013
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
August 23, 2013
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • bjm137723.pdf (744 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • bjm137723part2.pdf (234 KB)