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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #493JMG

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Change Order
Published Wednesday October 21, 2020
Vendor: Allscripts
Change Order Amount: $108,000
The Upgraded product that is Epic Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources FHIR a contemporary way to connect other systems into the Epic EHR platform - integrated now available to continue to facilitate post-acute referrals for inpatients in compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation requirements effective November 2019 and March 2020. Epic functionality does not currently support all of the CMS requirements and we are currently using the Allscripts Care Management website outside of Epic to facilitate referrals as a result.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Monday May 14, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Allscripts, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,600,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2021, 12 months
1 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $550,000
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 April 2, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Friday, March 16, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Allscripts Software maintenance & support to Allscripts, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $1,600,000.
Allscripts systems are heavily integrated with other critical systems that generate charging activity and payments. These systems include Cerner (the hospital Electronic Medical Record), Sunquest Laboratory systems, Varian Radiation Oncology system, online web-based patient billing portal, and point of service patient payment systems, claim editing and processing system and emergency department billing modules.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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.

Hearing Details

April 4, 2018
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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 30, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • 493JMGAllscripts.pdf (534 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 493JMGPt2.pdf (48 KB)
Other Related Sole Source Documents
  • 493JMGAllsciptsChangeOrderJustificationForm.pdf (715 KB)