HealthTrust and Indiana Regional Medical Center initiate supply chain agreement

Dec. 3, 2020

HealthTrust announced its selection by Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) as the hospital’s exclusive national group purchasing organization (GPO), effective Feb.1, 2021. 

Serving Indiana County of Pennsylvania and surrounding communities, the acute care, not-for-profit hospital anticipates significant savings from access to HealthTrust’s broad portfolio and performance improvement insights to help transform supply chain operations. 

“Following a thorough analysis of national and regional GPOs, HealthTrust was an easy choice based on access to clinical and supply chain expertise, pricing and analytical tools,” said Preston Hall, CMRP, FAHRMM, CPM, CPSM, materials management director at Indiana Regional Medical Center. “We look forward to working together to develop and implement innovative approaches to the challenges facing our system, while advancing our mission to be the best community hospital in the nation.” 

“We are honored to welcome IRMC to our alliance and to contribute to their vision to be one of the best community hospitals in the nation,” said David Osborn, HealthTrust senior vice president of strategic accounts. “We look forward to working together towards achieving IRMC’s goals to secure high-quality products, reduce operating costs and enhance patient outcomes.” 

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