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2014-05-19 23:12:19

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with DUKAL Corporation to offer CHAMPS members savings on traditional wound care and patient products, such as dressings and skin integrity. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with DUKAL Corporation to offer CHAMPS members savings on traditional wound care and patient products, such as dressings and skin integrity. The new DUKAL contract pricing is available to CHAMPS...

2014-05-05 12:29:14

Report Highlights GPO Strategies to Expand Production Capacity, Ensure Timely Reporting of Shortages; Makes Policy Recommendations for Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Shortages WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) today released an Avalere Health report, The Vital Role of Group Purchasing Organizations in Alleviating Drug Shortages in the United States, which found that healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs) play a...

2014-04-30 23:25:30

The introduction of new surgical stent enhancements and patent activity, combined with a rising number of people aged 65 and older, are pushing up prices for surgical stents. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Surgical Stents to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The market for...

2014-04-22 08:34:02

Hospitals, supply companies use healthcare's first online market to close direct deals within weeks instead of months IRVING, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a year since aptitude LLC launched healthcare's first online market, forever changing the way hospitals and medical supply companies arrange to buy and sell supplies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/NY98454LOGO When the initial pilot program concluded in January 2013 - three months prior to the...

2014-04-02 12:32:28

IRVING, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC, recognized 27 suppliers for excellence in 2013. The awards were presented yesterday during Novation's annual Supplier Summit. In addition to recognizing health care suppliers in several categories, Novation also honored PNC Bank with the third annual Mark McKenna award for...

2014-02-25 23:00:59

Factors eroding buyer power for the antiviral drugs market include rising prices and high demand, which are expected to continue increasing during the next three years, along with high market share concentration and low availability of substitutes; nonetheless, intense vendor competition, low switching costs and changes in regulation give buyers a degree of leverage over suppliers. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld...

2014-02-19 23:29:21

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. to offer CHAMPS members savings on custom procedure trays (CPT) and sterile packs. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. to offer CHAMPS members savings on custom procedure trays (CPT) and sterile packs. This new Medline contract pricing is available to CHAMPS 5,000-plus healthcare members nationwide and covers...

2014-01-23 12:29:18

Competitors Will Increasingly Have to Cater to Group Purchasing Organizations for Success, According to Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- According to Decision Resources Group (DRG), France and Germany will offer competitors in the European spinal implant market the greatest opportunities for revenue expansion through 2022. These countries have not been as adversely affected by the European economic crisis as Italy and Spain, and austerity...

2014-01-08 08:29:17

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Anna Fox as senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Central. In her role, Fox oversees the strategy and operations for the four-state region covering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. She also guides program development and services to help members achieve their clinical and operational goals. "Anna has an outstanding background in supply chain and group...

2013-12-25 23:03:15

Factors eroding buyer power in the cardiac pacemaker market include high demand, which is expected to continue rising over the next three years, high market share concentration, a medium level of product specialization and few substitutes; nonetheless, intense vendor competition and low switching costs give buyers a degree of leverage over suppliers. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of...


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