University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $70,000
An estimated start date of 10/20/2012 through 10/19/2015, 36 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Hearing Part II form attached. This is a Hearing cancellation notice no one submitted written comments nor registered to attend the public hearing.
First published Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The University awarded a contract for OSF Healthcare System to provide hematology nurse to OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL, for an estimated $70,000.
This purchase from OSF Healthcare System for a Clinical Nurse Specialist with expertise in pediatric hematology/oncology, and specifically with St. Jude and Children's Oncology Group protocols to provide education and support to patients and families, and serve as a liaison between the families and patients and the physicians.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the
compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.
Only OSF Healthcare has the qualified resources that have the pediatric expertise in the protocols of both St. Jude and the Children's Oncology Group.
For additional information, contact:
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.
October 24, 2012
401 S. Spring Street
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.
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph
Additional Information: If no one registers to attend the hearing or submits comments regarding this notice, the scheduled hearing will be cancelled. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm the hearing details prior to attendance
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.
October 20, 2012
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.