Supermax Partners with aptitude to Drive Efficiencies and Savings

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Supermax Healthcare, Inc., is pleased to announce their new membership with aptitude LLC, for its Aurelia® family of non-sterile exam gloves.

Supermax Healthcare, Inc., is pleased to announce their new membership with aptitude LLC, for its Aurelia® family of non-sterile exam gloves. This agreement is intended to reduce costs for more than 1000 hospital users, while speeding up contracting in the healthcare supply chain. The aptitude platform allows product suppliers and healthcare facilities to directly collaborate to deliver superior service, product quality and the efficiencies of customized agreements.

“From our first conversations with aptitude, we recognized their place in accelerating the healthcare supply chain and facilitating relationships between hospitals and suppliers,” said Greg Meagher, Vice President for Supermax. “The aggregation groups, IDN and single hospital entities using aptitude understand the multiple cost components of the supplies they use, and embrace the total delivered cost model of supply relationships.”

“Supermax is uniquely positioned to establish the sophisticated relationships healthcare facilities require to meet their patient care and economic goals,” said Kat Logan, RN, Director for Supermax. “The aptitude customers are seeking the solutions we have to offer. These solutions are not available in traditional standardized contracts – flexibility, transparency and communication.”

Throughout July and August, Supermax will be sponsoring a series of educational webinars for aptitude customers – to address both clinical and economic components of the exam glove market. In addition, Supermax is funding an independent research study to identify and quantify the shortcomings of traditional contracted agreements versus collaborative supply relationships.

About Supermax Healthcare, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Supermax is the world’s second largest producer of non-sterile exam gloves, delivering more than 1 billion gloves each month to healthcare customers across the United States. The US headquarters for Supermax Healthcare Inc. is located in Aurora, IL and includes a 120,000 sqft distribution center dedicated to Aurelia® Glove division. Supermax has developed unique cost-saving solutions which combine the quality and value of the Aurelia® glove line with flexible logistical and product pricing models to meet the clinical and economic demands of leading healthcare customers. These solutions complement one of the most extensive product portfolios, designed by clinicians to meet the rigorous requirements of clinicians.

About aptitude
As the healthcare’s industry first online direct contracting market, aptitude LLC was developed to meet the evolving demands of today’s healthcare organizations. Hospitals and suppliers are intrigued by how aptitude re-imagines the contracting model and provides the driving force for a more logical market in which hospitals and suppliers can experience greater efficiency and financial value.

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