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University of Illinois at Chicago
Emergency Award #JCM772
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Final Amount
Published Friday December 9, 2016
Vendor: Taylor Corporation (formerly Standard Register Inc.)
Final Amount: $108,260.04
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Awarded Tuesday August 23, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Taylor Corporation (formerly Standard Register Inc.), Hugo, MN
Amount: An estimated $170,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 8/23/2016 through 11/20/2016
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The University awarded a contract for purchase of medical forms and patient id bands .
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate action was needed to prevent any disruption in University services.
For many years the Hospital utilizes a Novation/Vizient vendor for many medical forms and patient id bands. These multi-ply carbonless forms and patient bands are stored at the vendor?s site and delivered on an as needed basis. The volume fluctuates based upon staff and patient usage. Examples of the forms are: Consent to Anesthesia; Consent for Performance of Operation; and Surgical/Procedural Discharge Instructions. Examples of two patient bands are for: green for fall precautions and red bands for allergy alert.

This emergency request is needed as the vendor has refused to fill pending orders due to non-payment. The Hospital has been submitting medical forms and patient band orders without authority. Consequently, a Ratification request will be forthcoming.

Vizient contract reference number BP91043 with a term of 12/1/2009 through 12/31/2016 has not been submitted to the SPO/CPO for approval.

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 - Lee Saulter

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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