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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
SoleSource #17-8257T-SS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Monday May 15, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Saint Francis Medical Center
Amount: An estimated $29,250
Renewal: 1st of 2, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, this procurement is still a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $29,250
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday July 7, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $29,250
An estimated start date of 7/11/2016 through 7/10/2017, 12 months
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $58,500
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 Tuesday July 5, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Urology Educational Rotation to Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL, for an estimated $29,250.
The University intends to award a contract to Saint Francis Medical Center - OSF for Resident physicians to fulfill clinical-education rotation with physician specializing in urological surgery in a private practice medical setting.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the Urological surgeon with specialized expertise located at Saint Francis Medical Center is one of an extremely limited availabililty of practicing Urologists that is quailified to educate resident physicians in the State of Illinois. Formal affiliation with Healthcare partner.

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.

July 6, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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:
July 1, 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
  • 17-8257T-SSPart1.pdf (295 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 17-8257T-SSPart2.pdf (63 KB)