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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
SoleSource #17-8002T-SS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
This procurement has been cancelled
Published Monday June 27, 2016
Not needed at this time.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday June 20, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, June 7, 2016
The University intends to award a contract for hubsite for Phase II Physician Assistant students to Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, IL, for an estimated $25,000.
Richland Memorial Hospital will provide space and supplies for instruction and testing for students, staff will coordinate clinical placements and continuity clinics for each student, recruit preceptors, conduct site visits, liaison with community faculty and affiliated hospitals on behalf of the University and maintain records for accreditation purposes.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the program requires a hospital hubsite in the southeastern Illinois region that has a) diverse offering of services such as Psychaitry, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Surgical services, Labor and Delivery; b) broad patient base and c) large panel of physicians with hospital priviledges in general and family medicine, along with subspecialists; d) facility must have the technical capacity to conduct distance education classes and telehealth services; and e) has educational assessment staff that can perform testing per the APA accreditation guidelines.

For additional information, contact:
Becky Murray
Phone: (217) 545-6719
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

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.

June 22, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
June 17, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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
  • 17-8002T-SSPart1.pdf (350 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 17-8002T-SSPart2.pdf (62 KB)