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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JCM232
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Award InfoPublished Monday June 3, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC
Amount: An estimated $200,000
An estimated start date of 6/20/2013 through 6/19/2014
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, June 3, 2013
The University awarded a contract for membership to Advisory Board Surgical Compass.
Membership access of the vendor “Surgical Compass” to utilize the database of intelligence tool and analytics to use in strategic planning. Also to access the ambulatory surgical center-like efficiency. Over 240 hospital with more than 1.5 million surgery cases are in this database
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditure is a membership in professional, academic, or athletic organizations on behalf of a public institution of higher education, an employee of a public institution of higher education, or a student at a public institution of higher education.

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

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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