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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG985

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday August 30, 2022

MedSpeed LLCElmhurst, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $8,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/30/2022 through 12/31/2027
  • Renewals: None



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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, August 30, 2022
The University awarded a contract for Medical Courier Services for UI Health.
MedSpeed to provide medical courier services to UI Health for the transportation of patient specimens, medical supplies, and equipment. MedSpeed provides services to UI Health sites throughout Illinois.
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)) MedSpeed is the only vendor capable of servicing all sites throughout the state. Patient specimens are picked up daily from patient care sites (clinics, health departments, etc.) and transported to the UI Health Laboratories for testing the same day. Service interruption would result in an adverse impact on patient care.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Vernell Hammons
UIC Purchasing and Contract Management
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd floor (MC 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-3409
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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  • JMG985signedExemptionMedSpeed.pdf (2 MB)