The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA)--formerly The Health Industry Group Purchasing Association (HIGPA)-- is revolutionizing the healthcare supply chain. Watch this video overview of various HSCA initiatives:
HSCA has built a new online member community. We hope you will explore the various features our site has to offer. You can:
Access information and resources pertinent to GPOs and the healthcare supply chain.
Log in to the "members only" section to create a dynamic member profile, collaborate on projects, share your ideas and expertise – and, most important, connect with your fellow members. Click on "How to Use the Website" to learn more.
Not sure if you're a HSCA member? Click on the "Member Organizations" link; if your company is listed, you are a HSCA member. Your company paid organizational member dues that covers members-only access and member rates for all employees.
Welcome! We're glad you're here. Who is HSCA? The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) is a broad-based trade association that represents 14 group purchasing organizations, including for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, purchasing groups, associations, multi-hospital systems and healthcare provider alliances.
What is a GPO? A group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that helps healthcare providers — such as hospitals, nursing homes and home health agencies — realize savings and efficiencies by aggregating purchasing volume and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors and other vendors.