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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #395JMG
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Friday February 2, 2018
Vendor: Cardinal Health
Change Order Amount: $0

There was a typographical error made in the term when the Bulletin posting was created. The attached sole source justification form has a three year term that expires on 3/31/2020 instead of 3/31/2018. There's no change in the amount.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday March 17, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Cardinal Health, Dublin, OH
Amount: An estimated $600,000
An estimated start date of 4/1/2017 through 3/31/2018, 12 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 Monday March 6, 2017
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Cordis Enterprise Stent and Delivery System to Cardinal Health, Dublin, OH, for an estimated $600,000.
The Cardinal Health (Cordis) Enterprise stent (US Patent Number 6,960,228; 7,037,331; 7,311,726) is used to treat wide neck aneurysms. Its? design is unique and is only available through this manufacturer. This device allows Neuro interventionalists to treat aneurysms that were previously untreatable via an endovascular approach.
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:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
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.

March 8, 2017
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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:
March 3, 2017
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105

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
  • 395JMGPart1.pdf (361 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 395JMGPart2.pdf (49 KB)