Reference Number: 22036028
Request ID:15-93506
Date First Offered05/26/2015
Title:Maternal and Child Health Perinatal Reporting System FY16 Maintenance

Agency Reference Number:16-023a / 15-93506
Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency SPO:Joel Meints

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Department of Public Health (DPH) is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a sole source to JEMM Technologies. The e-Perinet system is currently being utilized by the Regional Perinatal Centers to report data on their network hospitals. The system has been tailored to meet the needs of the Regional Perinatal System. Eight of the ten Regional Perinatal Centers are currently utilizing the system to report data. By contracting with the Eperinet system the State will save the cost of selecting and modifying a new system to meet the specific needs of the Regional Perinatal Centers. By contracting with the e-Perinet system the state will save the costs of training all of the Centers to enter data, the State will also save the time required for the Centers to acclimate themselves to the system and accurately enter data. The benefit of contracting directly with the e-Perinet system the state can require all Regional Perinatal Centers to utilize the system for data reporting, which will standardize the data available for analysis of network hospital performance. With standardized data on hospital performance the return on investment for the State will be the increased capacity to monitor network hospitals and provide training and technical support to improve the quality of healthcare services provided during childbirth and decrease the likelihood of poor outcomes for mothers and babies.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on 06/10/2015 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706 and video conference at the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Suite 9-035, Chicago, IL 60601. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday 06/05/2015 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Diana Boshell
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
Phone: 217-524-7020
Fax: 217-558-1399

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, 06/05/2015 at 5:00 p.m. to the notice contact listed above.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether contract award by Sole Source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency’s request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

NOTICE: The start and end dates of this contract will depend on actual signature dates. The dates provided below are estimated for the purpose of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin hearing notice.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:01/26/2016
Sole Source Only Justification:JEMM Technologies is the sole source for the Perinatal Data System licenses and maintenance. The Regional Perinatal Administrators and hospitals are currently utilizing the proprietary ePerinet system to collect data regarding their birthing activities. By contracting with the Eperinet system the State will save the cost of selecting and modifying a new system to meet the specific needs of the Regional Perinatal Centers.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Compatibility of equipment, accessory, parts, or service is paramount consideration

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:Yes

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$95,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2015
Contract End Date:06/30/2016
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
JEMM Technologies$95,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Diana Boshell
Street Address:401 S. Spring Street
712 Wm G. Stratton Building
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217-524-7020
Fax Number:217-558-1399

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:920 07 Applications Software for Microcomputer Systems: Business; M...
920 45 Software Maintenance/Support


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