University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Becton Dickinson and CompanyFranklin Lakes, NJ
- Terms: One-time transaction
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First published Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Arctic Sun Temperature Management System.
The Arctic Sun Temperature Management System is a thermal regulating system, indicated for monitoring and controlling patient temperature.
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)) The American Heart Association, (AHA) establishes Therapeutic Hypothermia as a Class 1 Recommendation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation. This therapy is the only intervention that can provide neuroprotection to patients. Delays in initiation, temperature fluctuations, and confusion around the specifics of the therapy can negate the efforts of health care providers attempting to adhere to this Class 1 Recommendation.
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