University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: GE Healthcare, Princeton, NJ
Amount: An estimated $1,800,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The University awarded a contract for radioactive pharmaceuticals.
The radioactive pharmaceuticals are needed for the Nuclear Medicine Department. Nuclear Medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to access bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease.
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)) Nuclear Medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to access bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease. Without this supply the patient care will be significantly hampered. The vendor has an excellent track record of supplying the radiopharmaceuticals in a timely manner.
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