Category: Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO)
A quartet of healthcare giants including UnitedHealth, the largest single health insurer in the U.S., joins forces for the SharedClarity project, aiming to leverage their combined Big Data to get the best devices for the best prices.
There's a vast trove of potentially valuable data salted throughout the U.S. healthcare system, but as yet nobody's figured out how to connect the data silos to leverage the power of "Big Data" in a significant way.
Teleflex subsidiary LMA PacMed enters a 3 year contract to provide the Healthscope Group of 46 Australian hospitals with airway management devices.
Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) will provide the Healthscope Group of Hospitals with the laryngeal mask line from the acquired Australian subsidiary company, LMA PacMed. The contract gives LMA PacMed preferred supplier status for 3 years with an option of an additional 2 years.
The contract for these airway management devices and associated products will go to Healthscope Group's 46 facilities throughout Australia.
MassDevice talks disruptive business models in the medical device and hospital world with Novation executive and aptitude vice president Troy Kirchenbauer
Two years ago, Troy Kirchenbauer got an opportunity most employees would shy away from – the chance to put his company out of business.
The former Novation executive and current general manager of Aptitude LLC, a new web portal spunout of the Irving, TX.-based group purchasing organization, was tasked with leading a team with the mission of tearing apart not only Novation's business model, but the method by which hospitals buy billions of dollars of medical equipment every year.
Novation spinout Aptitude launches an online medical device marketplace for hospitals, aiming to streamline the sales process and amass data on medtech sales trends and market shares.
Is it a game-changer, or "game over" for the medical device industry's business model?
Aptitude LLC, an online marketplace aimed at streamlining the hospital purchasing process by connecting medical device suppliers with their counterparts in the hospital industry, is set to launch early next week at the IDN Summit in Orlando.