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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #672IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday October 21, 2021

Lumenis, IncorporatedSan Jose, CA

  • Amount: $211,400
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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

First published Thursday, October 21, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Digital Selecta Trio.
The Digital Selecta Trio is an all-in-one laser system with three lasers. A neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd YAG) is a crystal that is used as a laser medium for solid-state lasers. This type of laser is used improve a patient's vision after cataract surgery. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) is used with glaucoma patients and a photocoagulator for retinal procedures. This is the first and only Nd: Yag, photocoagulator, and SLT combination laser that can capture live images and videos while connecting seamlessly with documentation and electronic medical records (EMR) systems. It also allows titratable on-axis/off -axis illumination of vitreous opacities.
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 Digital Trio is an updated version of a Lumenis Trio that the University has owned for the past eight years. This platform has a 12 inch touch screen that shows live images and videos of procedures without needing a co-observation tube. The Digital Trio minimizes staff and administrative time through unique digital capabilities. The Lumenis team of engineers can offer direct remote support as needed, ensuring minimal downtime for clinical practice.

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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