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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #506IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday July 9, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: ASD Healthcare, Frisco, TX
Amount: An estimated $990,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/8/2020 through 12/31/2020
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, July 9, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Gattex injection.
Gattex injection for bowel surgery patients.
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)) For the continuum of care for the UI Health bowel surgery patients. Gattex is a GLP-2 analog for patients with Short Bowel Syndrome. Gattex improves intestinal absorption of nutrients for SBS patients, and allows them to be less dependent on Parenteral support (IV nutrition). Gattex is FDA approved, under patent, and only available from ASD.

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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