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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG795
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday September 12, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $401,677.25
An estimated start date of 12/10/2019 through 12/9/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, September 12, 2019
The University awarded a contract for an Advanced Practice Nurse.
OSF Healthcare System, dba OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, will provide an Advanced Practice Nurse for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The Advanced Practice Nurse will evaluate and treat patients at the St. Jude Clinic, serve as liaison beteen the families and physicians; be available to answer questions via phone in between office visits; provide educational training to patients and their families regarding their medical needs. The nurse will communicate lab and/or procedure results under the direction and supervision of the physicians.
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 College of Medicine Peoria Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinical program is located within the St. Jude Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Illinois, on the OSF St. Francis Medical Center campus. OSF will provide the staff and St. Jude must approve the support staff. OSF St. Francis Medical Center has the availabilty of qualified staff that currently work at the St. Jude Clinic and can be provide service as needed in the clinic.

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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