University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
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 âSurgical Compassâ 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.
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The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.