University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Hologic Inc.,Marlborough, MA
- Amount: An estimated $419,430
- Terms: One-time transaction
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First published Thursday, March 17, 2022
The University awarded a contract for 3Dimension Mammography System.
3Dimension Mammography System. The 3D Mammography system provides a more comfortable mammogram for patients and enhanced workflow for technologists. The system comes equipped with Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging and the SmartCurve breast stabilization system.
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)) This mammography system is used directly on patients. This system improves the patient experience with a curved compression surface that mirrors the shape of the breast, for a more even compression. It enables technologists to conduct fast, efficient exams and accelerate reading time to streamline workflow.
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