Group Purchasing Organization Partnerships:
The VGM Group, Inc., a national company that partners with more than 25,000 businesses and organizations across the United States and Canada. Founded in 1986 as a group purchasing organization for independent home medical equipment providers, VGM combined its expertise and history to expand both its programs and focus for its membership communities. VGM & Associates is the nation's largest and most comprehensive Member Service Organization (MSO) for post-acute healthcare. Over 2,500 providers with nearly 7,000 locations rely on VGM to connect them to valuable resources every single day.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 175,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier 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.
HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) 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 serves over 1,600 hospitals and health systems, and more than 43,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.
Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 95% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory care providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient has earned a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States.
TPC Based in Plano, Texas, TPC is a network of 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 eleven health systems in four states, totaling $1 billion in purchasing volume, and has achieved over $300 million in documented savings since 2010. TPC exists for the sole purpose of helping community-based healthcare organizations remain strong and independent.
The CareFusion Corporation has developed an authorized rental distributor program that ensures participating distributors are compliant with all aspects of CareFusion’s quality system and are fully trained to perform service and maintenance on CareFusion Infusion Equipment.US Med-Equip is an authorized rental distributor and is certified by Carefusion for the rental and sale of the Medley Infusion System. US Med-Equip is also a select rental partner for the Carefusion Sensormedics High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilators.
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