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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #190JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Monday November 7, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Medtronic Vascular
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 1/2/2017 through 1/1/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: US patented features as well as surgeon preference make these products the sole choice based upon patient evaluation.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday November 13, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Medtronic Vascular
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 1/2/2016 through 1/1/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains a sole source. Based upon patient clincial evaluations, Medtronic vascular products remain the surgeons sole choice.
Potential Future Renewals: $200,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday December 17, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Medtronic Vascular
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 1/2/2015 through 1/1/2016
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes remains a sole source as the patented features and unique specifications fulfill the Vascular surgeon's requirements.
Potential Future Renewals: $400,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday December 18, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Medtronic Vascular
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 1/2/2014 through 1/2/2015
Pricing Changes: 
none
Service/Product Changes: 
none
Sole Source Status: 
Yes remains a sole source. The patented features and unique specifications fulfill the Vascular Surgeons requirements.
Potential Future Renewals: $600,000
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 Friday February 8, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Medtronic Vascular, Minneapolis, MN
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/2/2013 through 1/2/2014, 12 months
Renewals:
4 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $800,000
Comments:
The renewal option gives the hospital an opportunity to lock in discounted pricing beyond a standard twelve month period. It is understood that we are not obligated to exercise these renewals should there be changes in market conditions, hospital practice, or technological advancements that would make it financially unfeasible to do so.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday December 27, 2012
Since no one registered nor submitted written comments, the hearing for 12/26/12 has been cancelled. No hearing was necessary for 12/26/12.
First published Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The University awarded a contract for Medtronic vascular stents & catheters to Medtronic Vascular, Minneapolis, MN, for an estimated $200,000.
To purchase Medtronic vascular stents and catheters, based on surgeons preference as determined through clinical evaluation of patient prognosis. The patented specifications include unique tissue preparation, applicability and tissue re-engineering.

There have been other products trialed and these particular product has met the needs of the using departments. Doctors have felt do to the sturdy construction of the stent with it's synthetic fabric tube (graft) supported by a metal structure that only this item was best for the needs of the service as well as the patient.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
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:
December 26, 2012
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
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:
December 21, 2012
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
  • 190JCMRENEWAL1.pdf (860 KB)
  • 190JCMSSJ.pdf (738 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 190JCM.pdf (26 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • MedtronicVascularCNoChange.pdf (519 KB)