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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG899

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday July 13, 2021

Alliance HealthcareIrvine, CA

  • Amount: An estimated $200,100
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/19/2021 through 1/31/2022
  • Renewals: None



1 total
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Tuesday, July 13, 2021
The University awarded a contract for mobile MRI unit rental.
Renting Mobile MRI Unit while current MRI unit is being upgrade. MRI scanner is used to diagnose a variety of conditions, from torn ligaments to tumors. MRIs are very useful for examining the brain and spinal cord.
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 a Mobile unit, the Hospital will be lose revenue. The current unit will be out of service until an upgrade is completed. The estimated time frame for this upgrade to be complete is six months.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
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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  • JMG899AllianceHealthcaresignedExemption.pdf (2 MB)