Reference Number: 22035962
Request ID:15-93359
Date First Offered05/07/2015
Title:Newborn Screening System Maintenance FY16

Agency Reference Number:16-021a / 15-93359
Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency:DPH - Public Health
Purchasing Agency SPO:Joel Meints

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Department of Public Health is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source to: PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc. The programmatic objective is to provide the necessary software maintenance for the Newborn Metabolic Screening Data System. The system will manage the volume of laboratory testing, follow-up and long term case management data requirements for the State-mandated Newborn Metabolic Screening Program. This program is a critical, high volume testing and follow-up program which processes over 800 samples each day for all infants born in the State of Illinois. The system allows hospitals to enter birth data directly, or through an interface with the Birth Related Data System; interface with other related newborn IDPH data systems, including electronic birth records, birth defects registry, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and newborn hearing screening systems.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on 05/27/2015 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 9-036, 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 05/22/2015 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, 05/22/2015 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:06/11/2015
Sole Source Only Justification:PerkinElmer is the sole source provider of the software program, source code, maintenance and accompanying support services. The program was developed by and is the sole property of PerkinElmer and there are no third party resellers or certified support providers. All licenses, maintenance, and support is available only through PerkinElmer. The only alternative would be to contract with a vendor to replace the entire system, which would be cost-prohibitive.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Compatibility of equipment, accessory, parts, or service is paramount consideration

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

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:$180,745.00 (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 %
PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc.$180,745.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Diana Boshell
Street Address:401 S. Spring St.
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 45 Software Maintenance/Support


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