Responsibilities

Contracts Department

Managed by: Berri Gerjuoy, 860-679-6592, gerjuoy@uchc.edu

Website: health.uconn.edu/procurement-operations-contracts/contracts/

Responsibilities:

  • Process contracts for the purchase and sale of goods and services for all commodities, leases for real estate and clinical/office space, Personal Service Agreements (PSAs), Memoranda of Agreement/Understanding (MOAs/MOUs), and Letters of Agreement
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of UConn Health contracts
  • Ensure that UConn Health contracts comply with relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Implement policies and procedures to support and improve our contract process

Procurement and Supply Chain Operations Department

Managed by: Lori Acomb, 860-679-1775, acomb@uchc.edu

Website: health.uconn.edu/procurement-operations-contracts/procurement-supply-chain-operations/

Responsibilities:

  • Manage sourcing, bidding and procurement activities for goods and services for all commodities, leased space and construction
  • Develop and support strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Facilitate committees to identify and implement standardization and cost savings (for example, the Clinical Effectiveness and Value Analysis Committees)
  • Manage our HuskyBuy e-procurement system (SciQuest)
  • Assist with vendor management to ensure that our suppliers and contractors are complying with quality, insurance, badging and other UConn Health requirements
  • Ensure that our procurement process complies with relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Implement policies and procedures to support and improve our procurement process

Supplier Diversity and Compliance

Managed by: Kristen Amick, 860-679-4234, kamick@uchc.edu

Website: health.uconn.edu/procurement-operations-contracts/procurement-supply-chain-operations/supplier-diversity-program/

Responsibilities:

  • Manage UConn Health’s Supplier Diversity Program
  • Serve as liaison to the Compliance Department for all procurement operations and contracts issues
  • Assist with the creation of policies and procedures and monitor compliance

University of Connecticut Health Center Finance Corporation

Managed by: Judy DeVitto, 860-679-2222, jdevitto@uchc.edu

Website: health.uconn.edu/board-of-directors/finance-corporation/

Responsibilities:

  • Process contracts through the University of Connecticut Health Center Finance Corporation (UCHCFC)
  • Serve as liaison to the UCHCFC Board of Directors
  • Ensure compliance with all UCHCFC-specific requirements