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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #603IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday May 6, 2021

LSL Healthcare, IncorporatedNiles, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $875,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 5/4/2021 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None



1 total
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, May 6, 2021
The University awarded a contract for disposable medical supply kits.
LSL Healthcare offers disposable supplies/kits that encompass everything a doctor or clinician would need to start an IV or a standard dressing change. The kits by LSL are IV start and standard dressing change kits. IV start kits Single-use sterile IV Start Kit includes supplies for IV catheter site preparation and dressing change: Tegaderm dressing, ChloraPrep Sepp Applicator, latex-free tourniquet, gauze dressing, medical tape, and site label. Standard dressing change kits Complete set of wound-care supplies, equipment, and infection-prevention supplies. Kit includes a personal protection set, disposable bag barrier, sterile exam gloves, and waterless hand cleaner.
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)) LSL Healthcare, Incorporated medical supplies are used in direct patient care. Without access to these specific supplies the hospital would not be able to offer proper patient care that 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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