WARWICK, R.I. – Together, CME Corp and Alliant Purchasing are excited to announce an agreement that will provide expedited service and coveted biomedical expertise to Alliant’s network of over 10,000 members.
WARWICK, R.I. – CME Corp, a healthcare equipment and logistics solutions company, is pleased to continue its expansion of biomedical services by partnering with CNECT, a national group purchasing organization, to provide support for their network’s members across the entire equipment lifecycle.
New agreement produces strategic advantages for 2 fast-growing national companies
WARWICK, R.I. – One of the largest sourcing groups for healthcare facilities in the nation and the leading healthcare equipment and logistics company have joined forces in a new agreement designed to benefit millions of patients, both companies announced today.
According to the agreement, CME will offer comprehensive healthcare equipment sourcing, biomedical services, IT support, and turnkey logistics to Capstone Health Alliance, a Regional Group Purchasing Organization of healthcare members that includes more than 37,000 beds at 250 hospitals in 23 states across the Eastern, Southeastern and Midwest regions of the country.
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities face rising pressures to provide the highest quality care to a growing number of patients but with an ever-diminishing budget from both private and public sector payers. This shift was made even more prominent following the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Everyone in health care now carries the banner of doing more with less. Only, how do you turn phrasing into action?
Large healthcare systems buying smaller, stand-alone, hospitals and physician providers merging together or being bought by hospitals has become a big trend within the healthcare industry. That same trend is being seen on the commercial side of the healthcare industry as well as the clinical side. The healthcare industry has become very competitive and the benefits of larger group models provides many attractive benefits for both the product/service providers and their clients/customers, even including the patients. The following are just a few of the best of those advantages: