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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #257IDM
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Friday December 15, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: DePuy Synthes, Raynham, MA
Amount: An estimated $1,070,000
An estimated start date of 8/30/2017 through 4/30/2019
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, December 15, 2017
The University awarded a contract for spinal implants.
Spinal implants used to treat a variety of spinal deformities and curvatures.
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)) Degenerative Disk Disease; trauma (vertebral fracture), tumors, deformities or curvatures (Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis), Pseudoarthritis, Spondylolisthesis, spinal cord compression following a total or partial cervical vertebrectomy, Spinal Stenosis are all treated using the spinal implants purchased under this exemption for patients at the hospital.

For additional information, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
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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  • 257IDMExemptionForm.pdf (89 KB)