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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #022TLE
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Friday March 30, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Baxter Healthcare, Deerfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
An estimated start date of 4/25/2018 through 6/30/2023
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, March 30, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Peritoneal Dialysis Supplies.
Baxter Health provides Peritoneal Dialysis Supplies which are used in patient dialysis.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) The supplies provided by Baxter Health have to do with direct patient care. Without access to supplies, the hospital would not be able to offer dialysis services to patients, which in term would drive patients elsewhere and a loss in revenue to the hospital.

For additional information, contact:
Trinh Le
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division M/C 560
809 S. Marshfield Ave. Room 302
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
FAX: (312) 996-3135

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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