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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Cooperative #689IDM

Announcement of a Cooperative Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday December 22, 2021

Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc.,El Segundo, CA

  • Amount: An estimated $4,260,000
  • Cooperative Name: Vizient
  • 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 Wednesday, December 22, 2021
The University awarded a contract for rigid and flexible video endoscopy equipment.
This Cooperative purchase is made in accordance with 30 ILCS 525, 30 ILCS 500/25-15(b) and 44 ILL. Admin. Code 4.2036(e). Karl Storz is the video provider for the main Hospital campus. Besides surgeon preference, Karl Storz is able to provide equipment for all specialties given the product portfolio (Flex scopes/3D/rigid scopes). UI Health was able to transfer some of the main campus equipment to the new facility and was able to purchase less equipment since both surgical areas can share and the equipment is cross compatible. UI Health has fulltime on-site Karl Storz support and a service contract in place that covers all products. Storz is one video company that can handle all surgical specialties.
Karl Storz rigid and flexible video endoscopy equipment.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
FAX: (312) 996-3135
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza

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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