Latest Group purchasing organization Stories

2011-08-19 12:29:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While health care reform looks at ways to combat the high cost of care, many of the nation's top hospitals have already found ways to eliminate unnecessary costs through the supply chain purchasing process. In its first-ever mid-year supply chain report, UHC, which represents more than 90 percent of the nation's academic medical centers, highlights ways its member hospitals have used the power of group purchasing to keep supply chain costs down....

2011-08-10 07:30:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract for its critical care portfolio with Premier Purchasing Partners, the group purchasing organization of the Premier healthcare alliance. This is the sixth contract Premier has awarded IL since 1998. Additionally, IL was named the sole blood gas and critical care testing supplier for ASCEND(TM) (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) Premier member...

2011-07-28 00:01:01

Groundswell Health aims to help reduce runaway healthcare costs in the United States. Innovative new company is the first to use social media to deliver collective deals on medical supplies and equipment. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Groundswell Health, Inc., today announced its web based collective purchasing service aiming to help reduce healthcare costs in the U.S. Currently in beta, http://www.groundswellhealth.com is a social commerce platform that delivers deep discounts...

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