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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #456IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday February 7, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Draeger, Incorporated, Telford, PA
Amount: $318,498.40
Terms:  One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, February 7, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Evita Infinity V500 ventilators.
The Evita Infinity V500 ventilator is a machine that supports breathing by bringing oxygen into the lungs and removing carbon dioxide from the body.
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)) The current ventilators, PB-840, are at end of life that we are trading in for the V500?s to eliminate the differences in ventilation modalities and approaches to reduce the risk of errors.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
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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  • 456IDMDraegerExemptionForm.pdf (124 KB)