Published December 1999
by Medical Economics Company .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||500|
Buyers of the print edition of the Directory of Health Care Group Purchasing Organizations, receive three months of free online access to the title on GOLD, the Grey House Online Database. Subscribers to GOLD have access to all of these business-building details and can search by geographic area, key contacts, organization statistics. Featuring more new listings and member institutions than ever before, the edition of Guide to Health Care Group Purchasing Organizations is the most current and comprehensive resource on Group Purchasing Organizations, their key executives, their key purchasing agents, and the Member Institutions they : Grey House Publishing Inc. Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a massive subset of the healthcare industry that negotiate lower costs for healthcare supplies by buying for several hospitals at once. Group Purchasing Organizations provides an analysis and critique of this industry.4/5(1). Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a massive subset of the healthcare industry that negotiate lower costs for healthcare supplies by buying for several hospitals at once. Group Purchasing Organizations provides an analysis and critique of this industry.
Group Purchasing Organizations are intertwined through a variety of healthcare entities. For pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies and others, GPOs are part of the access formula to do business with hospitals, health systems, surgery centers, dialysis centers, long term care, assisted living, home infusion. The Value of Group Purchasing in the Health Care Supply Chain (Schneller ). The healthcare organizations can employ the savings generated in essential areas, which relate directly to the. Hu et al. () examine the impact of a group purchasing organization on a health-care product supply chain by using a game-theoretic model that consists of a profit-maximizing supplier with a. Here are eight of the largest independent group purchasing organizations in the United States, ranked by number of hospitals served. 1. Novation, Dallas, Texas – 2, hospitals (1, through VHA.
Group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are companies that negotiate prices for drugs, devices, and other medical products and services on behalf of healthcare providers, including hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, physician practices, nursing homes, and home health . 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 . As a result, the universe of health care group purchasing organizations is smaller than in years past, but the lists of Member Institutions, for which each GPO manages purchasing, have grown. This edition, with over Group Purchasing Organizations Member Institutions, reflects this change in the industry. As such, the purchasing power of affiliated facilities stands to reach new heights. Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) managing the buying needs of healthcare providers are helping hospitals reign in some of that spending by leveraging the collective purchasing power of member facilities to negotiate savings on purchased goods and services.