University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Nihon Kohden American, Inc, Irvine, CA
Amount: An estimated $280,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit for diagnostic and treatment of patients with epilepsy and seizures.
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 EMU systems will provide the equipment and technology needed to better care for the hospital's patients and community. This will allow for new streams of revenue and better patient care, reducing patient visits, and length of stay. This will raise the UI Health prestige as a renowned provider of Epilepsy care.
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