HSCA Member Organizations
The below GPOs are dues-paying members of the Healthcare Supply Chain Association.
About Acurity, Inc. (Formerly GNYHA Services, Inc.)
Acurity is an organization of healthcare professionals committed to helping providers deliver better care and reduce operating expenses through enhanced supply chain performance. Acurity has combined a regional contracting program with the power of national aggregation through its affiliation with Premier to deliver a best-in-class purchasing portfolio. Acurity’s leading industry experts identify data-driven methods that optimize hospital and health-system resources to improve both quality and the bottom line. Visit www.acurity.com for more information.
About Capstone Health Alliance
Capstone Health Alliance is a group purchasing alliance of healthcare members that delivers real cost savings through the power of aggregation and collaboration. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Capstone represents over $5 billion in acute care supply chain spend. To create the best savings opportunities for our members, we pair Premier’s national portfolio with our local aggregation model – blending the best of national and regional contracting – to continually expand our extensive portfolio of more than 575 preferred pricing agreements. Capstone delivers quantifiable savings and actionable data that enable better supply chain decisions for our member facilities. In addition to cost savings initiatives, Capstone members collaborate to share best practices and pursue resource utilization initiatives, all with the intent of improving cost, quality, and outcomes in patient care. Visit www.capstonehealthalliance.com for more information.
Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost and delivery of care with its 220 member children’s hospitals across the nation. CHA champions policies that enable children’s hospitals to better serve children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the nation’s children. CHA has offices in Lenexa, Kan. and Washington, D.C. Visit www.childrenshospitals.org for more information.
HealthTrust is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) serves approximately 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 26,000 other locations, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.
HPS is a member owned, super-regional group purchasing association serves the needs of more than 3,000 organizations. A volunteer board of managers ensures that we adhere to strict ethical standards while offering our members expert service and resources. Using the combined purchasing power of our membership, our advisory committees, made up of member volunteers, we are able to obtain competitive contracts and pricing. We work directly with vendors to streamline the equipment and supply buying process. Through supplier contracts, manufacturer agreements and trusted partnerships, our group purchasing services offer advantages such as lowered costs, preferred products and efficient communication with vendors. Visit http://www.hpsnet.com/ for more information.
Health Resource Services (HRS) is a group purchasing – contracting organization that negotiates reduced pricing for its members. Since the 1980’s, HRS has helped thousands of clients reduce supply chain expenses, boost revenue and improve quality of care by providing access to a portfolio of carefully negotiated contracts. The contracts offered to members cover a full spectrum of healthcare services, including: Medical/Surgical Products & Equipment, Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostic Imaging, Facility & Maintenance, Laboratory Supplies, Office supplies and Business Services. Visit http://hrs-intalere.com/ for more information
About Innovatix, LLC
Innovatix is the nation’s leading non-acute care GPO serving nearly 16,000 members across senior living, home infusion, long-term care pharmacy, specialty, retail and mail order pharmacy, K-12 schools, and independent medical oncologists (through OncologyExpress). Innovatix offers an industry-leading selection of top-quality products and services that help members reduce expenses while enhancing the quality of services and care they provide. Innovatix also provides members with unparalleled value-added services like free continuing education (CE), federal advocacy, clinical expertise, and a program that allows members to extend purchasing discounts directly to employees for added savings. Visit http://www.innovatix.com/ for more information.
Intalere’s mission focuses on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. We strive to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers’ individual needs. We assist our customers in managing their entire non-labor spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. As Intalere draws on the power of our owner Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally-recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement, and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, we are uniquely positioned to be the innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit www.intalere.com to learn more.
About Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy
MMCAP is a voluntary group purchasing organization operated by the State of Minnesota serving government-authorized healthcare facilities. The goal of MMCAP is to provide member organizations the combined purchasing power to receive the best value in pharmaceuticals, hospital supplies, and related products. Visit http://www.mmd.admin.state.mn.us/mmcap/ for more information.
About Premier Inc.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 150,000 other providers and organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare.
PRIME is a health care group purchasing organization committed to providing its members with access to superior products and services at competitive prices with exceptional personal service. PRIME is the shared services subsidiary of the Maryland Hospital Association. It has existed to provide cost containment programs and services to its members since the early 1960’s. Its member health care providers serve all classes of trade in the Mid-Atlantic region. Members include health care providers in all classes of trade including hospitals, health systems, surgery centers, clinics, nursing home/assisted living, closed pharmacy and other health related entities. Visit http://www.mhaprime.org/ for more information.
With 20 years of experience, Provista is a leader in the supply chain industry. Our extensive product coverage and billions in purchasing power connect customers to the best contracts from the most sought-after suppliers in the nation. But we go beyond contracts. We provide customized purchasing solutions — Data and Analytics, Contract Implementation, Management Tools, Savings Programs and Business Reviews and Reports — to over 200,000 customers in a multitude of industries including surgical, extended, diagnostic and preventive care facilities and businesses of all sizes. Learn more at https://www.provistaco.com/.
ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation) is a recognized leader in health care supply chain management. Founded in 2002 by Mercy, the nation’s sixth largest Catholic health care system, ROi serves multiple customers who share a passion for supply chain excellence. ROi provides a single-source, fully integrated supply chain solution, including group contracting, clinical and operational consulting, private label product sourcing, pharmaceutical repackaging, custom procedure tray manufacturing, print operations, purchasing and master item file management, and distribution and transportation management. ROi co-workers support health care providers from a home base in St. Louis, Mo., and a 100,000-square-foot Consolidated Services Center (CSC) in Springfield, Mo. For more information, visit www.roiscs.com.
TPC is a network of community-based healthcare providers that work together as a single system to aggregate business volume and leverage economies of scale without sacrificing individual independence or local ownership. By working through a committed platform, TPC drives collaboration and innovation across a range of clinical, operational and economic areas enabling providers to maximize the financial and non-financial value they receive. TPC represents 20 acute care hospitals and approximately $1 billion in purchasing volume. TPC exists for the sole purpose of helping healthcare organizations remain strong and independent. For more information, visit www.tpc1.com.
Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership and customer base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents almost $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as the recently acquired MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, which includes Sg2. In 2016, Vizient received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.
About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance, an owner of Premier Inc., is a group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 13,100 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. Please visit www.yankeealliance.com.