University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Stryker Sales Corp., Kalamozoo, MI
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, May 8, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Sonopet Hanpiece and CORE 2 Console.
Sonopet Hanpiece and CORE 2 Console. The CORE 2 consoles power and function the Stryker power equipment (drills, saws, attachments, etc) in the OR. The Sonopet straight handpiece is used for fine bone dissection in oculoplastics. It's a safer approach than a conventional drill allowing bone removal in and around the orbit. The reciprocating saw is used to make precise, linear bone cuts. It's often used to make facial cuts in plastics and ent along with podiatry and extremities.
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 items integrate with current equipment and instrumentation in place.
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