St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 19, 2012
MediGroup Physician Services reports its 2011 year-end revenue exceeded $2 billion in gross sales to the alternate site. This excludes additional revenue resulting from MediGroup’s acute care and hospital sales, making MediGroup the largest group purchasing organization in the country focusing on the alternate site.
The alternate site consists of independent physicians, health clinics, surgery centers, and nursing homes. Since its inception, MediGroup has consistently been recognized as one of the most progressive group purchasing organizations in the nation. Andrew Klearman, president of MediGroup, notes that no other group purchasing organization has been able to successfully aggregate the multiple disparate physicians, clinics and non-acute health care facilities.
Mr. Klearman attributes the success and continued growth of MediGroup to its unique business model whereby MediGroup is able to simultaneously negotiate both optimal savings for its members and profit for its vendors.
He reports that, since its inception in 1999, MediGroup has been responsible for redefining the way group purchasing organizations operate. Unlike other group purchasing organizations, MediGroup's sole focus is on the health care market. With over 15,000 member facilities and 200,000 participating individuals, MediGroup has the strength to negotiate significant savings on medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and other products and services used by its members.
MediGroup members enjoy the same discounts usually reserved for volume purchasers, such as large hospital groups. In fact, the average health care provider saves $10,000 annually when they utilize MediGroup.
Mr. Klearman reports that 2012 will be a banner year for MediGroup as the company unveils its new strategic initiatives to enhance health care through innovative practice management tools (e.g. The Patient Approved® System, Pagoda Medical, MediGroup Media) and affordable insurance for health care professionals (e.g. MediGroup Physician Insurance).
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MediGroup Physician Services
1360 South 5th Street, Suite 334
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
Founded in 1999 by physicians and medical supply logistics experts, MediGroup Physician Services has grown to become the nation's largest group purchasing organization for the non-acute health care market. The MediGroup medical supply and pharmaceutical contract portfolio is the most competitive in the healthcare industry. And, with over 1,200 of the nation's top health care vendors included on contract, MediGroup provides comprehensive savings. MediGroup brings its expertise to the MedAssets/Broadlane/MediGroup partnership, servicing both large and small health care practices. MediGroup members gain access to the MedAssets portfolio, further extending the benefits obtained. MediGroup also provides significant pre-negotiated savings on non-medical products and services from well-recognized vendors such as: AT&T, Shred-it, Office Depot, Xerox, FedEx, Avis, and many others.
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