Category: Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO)
Group purchasing organization Premier Inc. claims to have saved its members roughly $11.7 billion over 5 years.
Premier Inc. (NSDQ:PINC) said it helped its Quest collaborative hospitals save roughly $11.7 billion and avoid more than 136,000 deaths since 2008.
KCI's V.A.C. Ulta and Prevena therapies received 'Innovative Technology' designations from Novation, putting the devices in a elite class within the group-purchasing organization's lexicon of devices.
Kinetic Concepts' V.A.C. Ulta therapy and Prevena incision management system were awarded Novation's "Innovative Technology" designation, putting the devices in an elite category within the group purchasing organization's catalog.
Novation, which represents close to 100,000 healthcare providers, awarded the designations at its annual Innovative Technology Expo, where products were evaluated and reviewed by hospital member-led councils.
Mazor Robotics links up with an unnamed group purchasing giant, while RTI Surgical joins forces with Yankee Alliance Members.
Mazor Robotics (NSDQ:MZOR) announced a deal with an unnamed group purchasing organization for its flagship Renaissance robotic surgery system.
Haemonetics will provide its blood management equipment to HemeXcel, a group purchasing organization which owns 5 blood centers.
Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) signed a 2-year exclusive supply deal with HemeXcel Purchasing Alliance LLC, providing blood collection devices to group purchasing organization HemeXcel's 5 blood centers.
Aptitude is selected by the Northeast Purchasing Coalition for online direct contracting for more than 100 hospitals.
Aptitude LLC said it inked a deal with the Northeast Purchasing Coalition for online direct contracting for more than 100 hospitals.
Aptitude is an online marketplace aimed at streamlining the hospital purchasing process by connecting medical device suppliers with their counterparts in the hospital industry. The company is a spinout of Irving, Texas-based group purchasing organization Novaton.
All 6 John Hopkins Health System hospitals will use Premier's suite of integrated supply chain services.
John Hopkins Health System said it is expanding its relationship with group purchasing organization Premier Inc. (NSDQ:PINC), to include all 6 hospitals within its network.
Premier penned new deals with 7 healthcare providers and ICU Medical, and HealthTrust and Interrad Medical agreed to do business.
Premier Inc. (NSDQ:PINC) announced this week that it added 7 healthcare providers to its bundled payment collaborative. The deal adds healthcare providers in California, Ohio and Virginia.