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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #487IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday May 6, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Philips Healthcare, Bothell, WA
Amount: $122,443.90
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 Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The University awarded a contract for EPIQ Elite ultrasound system.
The EPIQ Elite is a comprehensive premium class system for breast ultrasound imaging and whole breast mapping.
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)) This procurement is in the best interest of the University because it helps UI Health to attain better clinical outcome and better patient experience. The auto-annotation of the breast allows the clinician to focus on the study and patient. It is cost effective; the system is integrated into the diagnostic system allowing the patient to stay in one room.

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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  • 487IDMExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)