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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #725IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday June 2, 2022

Hospira, Incorporated, subsidiary of Pfizer, IncorporatedLake Forest, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $240,250
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
  • 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, June 2, 2022
The University awarded a contract for medical supplies and medications.
Medical supplies and medications. Heparin IV infusion bags, various antibiotics, thrombin, and others as needed for treatment of patients at the UI Hospital.
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)) In times of shortages, Hospira will maintain a supply of the drugs in short supply for the emergency needs of their Vizient and regular customers. As a result, we will be able to provide our patients the medications needed while hospitalized.

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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  • 725IDMExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)