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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Emergency Award #JCM204
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Award InfoAwarded Monday February 18, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Philips Healthcare, Bothell, WA
Amount: $144,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
Supporting documentation is attached.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 18, 2013
The University awarded a contract for purchase of X-Ray tube for imaging patient care .
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
On July 16, 2012, during a service call, the University of Illinois Hospital Department of Radiology staff authorized the replacement of a tube for an X-Ray machine from the A-Ray machine manufacturer, Philips Medical Systems, now named Philips Healthcare a division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation. This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate replacement was needed to continue X-ray images on hospital monitors for medical staff review, diagnosis and patient care.

Because the University did not provide proper or timely notice to the public, the Procurement Policy Board, the Auditor General and the Chief Procurement Officer of the action, this Notice serves to provide transparency to the transaction.

The Chief Procurement Officer has ratified the procurement pursuant to authority in Section 50-60 of the Illinois Procurement Code.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Gary Reis

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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