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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG813

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday December 18, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Stryker Sales, Corp., Portage, MI
Amount: An estimated $131,000
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, December 18, 2019
The University awarded a contract for a bariatric bed.
Bariatric Bed - Model MV3. This model bed can be used as a standard hospital bed, but can also be expanded to accommodate the heaviest patients. This bed can expand on each side and also expand in length to accommodate the greatest range of patients. The bed can accommodate a weight capacity of 1,050 lbs.
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)) This purchase is part of the hospital wide bed replacement project and this beds features will provide for better patient care and comfort of all bariatric patients.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, 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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