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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #471IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Monday March 16, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Medivators, Minneapolis, MN
Amount: $114,216.50
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 Monday, March 16, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Advantage Plus endoscope reprocessor .
Advantage Plus is advanced endoscope reprocessor with high level to disinfect flexible endoscopes. The Advantage Plus is a fully automated, computer-based asynchronous endoscope reprocessor that monitors each endoscope channel separately for blockage and proper flow ensuring complete high-level disinfection. A computerized detection system eliminates human error in the selection and connection of hook-ups.
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)) Compatibility of equipment. This is the latest reprocessing technology and is consistent with other reprocessors already installed at UI Health in the Endoscopy Department. This helps standardize to newest technology and use the same chemistry as the Endoscopy Department. This procurement is also critical to maintaining a sterile environment for endoscopic procedures while operating on patients.

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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  • 471IDMMedivatorsExemptionForm.pdf (138 KB)