To obtain documents, log on:
Not registered? Register me now

Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #380JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Wednesday April 22, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems, Inc, Bonita Springs, FL
Amount: An estimated $338,617
An estimated start date of 4/20/2015 through 4/19/2018, 36 months
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 Wednesday April 8, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The University awarded a contract for EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems to EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems, Inc, Bonita Springs, FL, for an estimated $338,617.
Purchase from EyeMD their certified EMR Healthcare System software uniquely designed for Ophthalmology specific electronic health records.

EyeMD EMR also provides a full, working interface with Cerner and PROSE DFT at no additional cost. The interfaces will provide fluency between each individual system allowing them to share critical data with ease, thereby meeting the Medical Center's documentation needs as well.

Opthamalogy has fully vetted EyeMD EMR as both a software system and as a company for the past 2 years. After evaluating all other options and completing our internal research, we are confident that the EyeMD EMR solution is the absolute best fit for our unique needs and that there is no other system on that market that can offer comparable features.
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.

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 - 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.

April 8, 2015
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

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.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
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:
April 3, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
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.

Bulletin Navigation

To obtain documents, log on:
Sole Source Justification
  • 380JCMPart1.pdf (662 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 380JCMPart2.pdf (54 KB)