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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG736
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Monday June 17, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Amendia, Inc., Marietta, GA
Amount: An estimated $500,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2021
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, June 17, 2019
The University awarded a contract for orthopedic implants.
Orthopedic implants consisting of spine interbody plates, rods, screws, and peek endcaps required to treat Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which are conditions that can affect your muscles, bones, and joints. They include conditions such as: 1. tendinitis 2. carpal tunnel syndrome 3. osteoarthritis 4. rheumatoid arthritis 5. fibromyalgia, and 6. bone fractures
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)) Without access to the implants, patient care is diminished and potential revenue is foregone.

For additional information, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • JMG736Amendia.pdf (127 KB)