University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Laborie Inc., Ontario, Canada
Amount: An estimated $76,915
Terms: One-time transaction
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 since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Laborie's Aquarius XT Wireless Urodynamics System to Laborie Inc., Ontario, Canada, for an estimated $76,915.
Purchase the Laborie's Aquarius XT Wireless Urodynamics System and utilize it's HL7 integration.
The Laborie software with HL7 integration allows for seamless flow of patient results to our Cerner Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Without HL7, we would have to download information from the equipment, create a Cerner compatible file, and upload.From a quality perspective, anytime there is manual intervention needed to move information from a piece of equipment to our EMR, we create a potential for errors in our patientsâ records. Examples of errors include missing information and reporting delays.
By purchasing compatible equipment, we have accurate, timely information transmitted to our EMR, without unnecessary steps and risks added to the process.
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:
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.
September 3, 2014
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
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.
August 29, 2014
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.