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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG761
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Wednesday July 10, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Gallagher Benefit Services, Kansas City, KS
Amount: An estimated $635,000
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 Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The University awarded a contract for interim staffing.
Provision to the hospital with interim staffing of clinical leaders/certified nurse professionals with specific clinical knowledge in a particular field (i.e., adolescent & adult psychiatry, Organ Transplant, Neurology, Neonatal care etc.) to support clinicians, staff & assist in direct patient care within the hospital.
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 University currently does not have a mechanism to bring this level of clinical talent into the institution on an interim basis in such a quick manner.

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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