St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 22, 2012
Amerinet, Inc., a leading healthcare solutions organization, today announced a new multi-year agreement with ProMedica, which will continue the group purchasing and healthcare services partnership between the two organizations.
Located in Toledo, Ohio, ProMedica is a mission-based organization formed in 1986 that is ranked among the Top 5 most integrated health systems in the United States. ProMedica has more than 14,300 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians – with more than 400 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 306 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services.
“We conducted a rigorous and thorough evaluation of organizations that could provide group purchasing and related solutions and selected Amerinet for its unique ability to align with our supply chain strategy and cost-reduction initiatives and meet our high service standards,“ said Kathleen Krueger, president, supply chain for ProMedica. “ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues. We look forward to collaborating with Amerinet to move that mission forward.”
ProMedica has been an Amerinet member since 1997 and the two organizations have worked closely over the years on process improvement and cost-reduction initiatives in areas including orthopedic and spine implants, total joint and cardiac rhythm management, medication safety, and price accuracy in the laboratory and pharmacy.
“Aligning with ProMedica has allowed us to showcase the depth of our capabilities, flexibility and competitiveness. We look forward to continued innovation and success in serving the system and its patients,” said Brian Straeb, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Amerinet.
As a leading national healthcare solutions organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and alternate care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit http://www.amerinet-gpo.com.