University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
AbbottAbbott Park, IL
- Amount: An estimated $650,000
- Terms: An estimated start date of 4/6/2023 through 4/5/2026
- Renewals: None
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First published Wednesday, March 29, 2023
The University awarded a contract for ID Now point of care testing supplies.
This purchase is for supplies for the operation of the ID Now point of care testing instruments used in the Emergency Department of the Hospital. This will serve as a rapid screen of patients for Flu, Strep A and RSV.
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)) The point of care testing will allow for rapid identification of patients with flu, strep A, or RSV presenting in the emergency department (ED). It helps improve triage, treatment and reduces patient time spent in the ED.
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