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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #596IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday April 22, 2021

Agiliti Health, IncorporatedMinneapolis, MN

  • Amount: An estimated $540,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 4/13/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • Renewals: None



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0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, April 22, 2021
The University awarded a contract for rental of IV pumps.
Rental of IV Pumps (infusion pumps) for COVID-19 patients. IV pumps are capable of delivering fluids in large or small amounts, and used to deliver nutrients or medications such as insulin or other hormones, antibiotics, chemotherapy drugs, and pain relievers. Some infusion pumps are designed mainly for stationary use at a patient's bedside.
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 IV pumps provided by Agiliti Health are used in direct patient care. Without access to this specific equipment the hospital would not be able to offer certain patient care during their stay or surgical procedures. This would drive patients elsewhere and result in a loss of revenue to the Hospital.

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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