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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #462IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday February 20, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Fresenius USA, Waltham, MA
Amount: An estimated $450,000
An estimated start date of 2/20/2020 through 6/30/2024
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, February 20, 2020
The University awarded a contract for hemodialysis machines.
2008T HD SYS. CDX BLUESTAR is a hemodialysis machine that is used to filter blood. Dialysis is the process of removing excess water, solutes, and toxins from the blood in people whose kidneys can no longer perform these functions naturally.
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)) Dialysis is staying with Fresenius to keep machines consistent with the current platform and at the same time realize significant cost savings. The 2008T BlueStar provides simpler operation and maintenance with greater user control, improved accuracy, and enhanced data stream.

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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  • 462IDMFreseniusUSAExemptionForm.pdf (128 KB)