Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) Policy

MFI Medical is an authorized distributor of national Group Purchasing Organizations and their respective affiliates and sponsors.

"What is a GPO?": A Group Purchasing Organization, referred to as a "GPO," is an entity that helps health care providers realize savings and efficiencies by aggregating the purchasing volume of their members and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors, and other vendors.

MFI Medical is always looking to provide our customers with the lowest prices available. MFI has developed custom programs with our GPO partners to assist health care practitioners in improving operational efficiencies and providing products and services at reduced costs that help with revenue generation, resulting in increased practice profitability. Our comprehensive programs offer access to GPO supplier contracts that provide cost savings and expanded services.

MFI Medical has partnered with IMCO to provide lower pricing on many brands and is registered with Vizient, Intalare, and Premier GPOs (more information regarding each group below).

MFI’s GPO registration numbers are below:

  • Vizient GPO Registration Number: IMCO #NDOO35
  • MFI Intalere GPO Registration Number: IMCO #DH10088

GPO prices will display on the product page underneath the list price. If there is no GPO pricing on the product page the advertised price is the lowest price possible.

Vizient

About: Vizient (formerly Provista/Novation) is the nation's largest member-owned health care services company. Backed by network-powered insights in the critical areas of clinical, operational, and supply chain performance, Vizient empowers its members to deliver exceptional, cost-effective care at every turn.

How to sign up: Please fill out the short and quick MFI/Vizient Member Enrollment Form found through this link, so we may properly update your account with discounted pricing.

The following GPOs are partnered with Vizient:

Press Release by Vizient: IRVING, Texas (BUSINESS WIRE), November 05, 2020 - Vizient, Inc. today announces that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire Intalere from Intermountain Healthcare, enhancing itself as a leader in the health care supply chain. Intermountain Healthcare will now partner with Vizient for supply chain solutions and services, thereby expanding their current relationship with Vizient in clinical and cost analytics.

To read the full press release visit vizient.com.

MedAssets
As of February 11, 2016, Vizient, Inc. has acquired MedAssets' Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) and Sg2 businesses from Pamplona Capital Management, LLC. The combined organization provides data intelligence to address supply, clinical and operational improvements, as well as increased scale in purchasing to deliver billions in savings to the nation's top hospitals and health systems.
Provista & Novation
Founded in 1994, Provista (now Vizient) is an established supply chain partner that has expanded past health care into government, education, and business. Together Vizient (formerly Provista) and it's supply contracting company Novation, leverage more than $100 billion in purchasing power to provide customers with the most competitive extensive portfolio of products, services, and solutions available. Vizient goes beyond contracts, adding value to businesses through innovative supply chain solutions. MFI Medical works with several Provista affiliates which include:
GroupSource Group Purchasing
GroupSource is passionate about helping organizations thrive. As an industry leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), GroupSource provides procurement value to organizations across a variety of industries.
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Long-term care
  • Business & Industry
NuEdge Alliance, LLC
NuEdge is a group purchasing organization that brings savings to healthcare providers by aggregating the buying power of our vast network.
MediGroup - The Specialty GPO
MediGroup offers a diverse variety of competitive contracts with the savings solutions to benefit your healthcare business. Since 1999, MediGroup has helped physician practices, surgery centers, and other non-acute care oriented medical facilities find the supplies and services necessary to serve their respective patients.
PedsPal
PedsPal is a group purchasing organization for doctors which offers savings and services.
Veira
Veira Medical Group is a medical GPO which specializes in healthcare group purchasing. Veira works with clients to help them save big on their everyday medical supply needs. Veira clients consist of physicians, urgent care centers, nursing homes, and surgery centers.
Community Health Ventures
Community Health Ventures is the business development affiliate of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). Founded in 2000, CHV was created under the direction of health center leadership and tasked with creating workable solutions to the tremendous economic pressures facing today's health centers. By negotiating group-purchasing agreements, staffing solutions, lab agreements, and more, CHV helps health centers reduce costs and remain competitive. CHV's dedicated staff and management have over 50 years of combined Community Health Center expertise and ensure that our programs meet the specialized needs of health centers.

Intalere

About: Established in June 1986, Intalere has set the standard for integrity and customer service for more than two decades. Headquartered in St. Louis, Intalere is now substantially owned by Intermountain Healthcare of Salt Lake City. The new Intalere will be a professional supply chain company offering a comprehensive suite of services to empower health care providers to better manage their entire non-labor spend and ultimately deliver superior care.

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, more than 185 physician clinics, a health plan division called SelectHealth, and other health services with more than 34,000 employees. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming health care and has been rated by Gartner's as the #3 health care supply chain organization in the country for excellence in achieving high-quality patient care at an optimal economic cost.

How to sign up: Please email gpo@mfimedical.com with your facility name and contact information and our team will be happy to liaison the sign up process.

Premier Inc.

About: Premier Inc. is a health care improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. Their mission is to improve the health of communities.

Premier created one of the most comprehensive databases of actionable data, clinical best practices, and efficiency improvement strategies. Their technologies enable their members to collaborate more easily and efficiently. Premier's goal is to improve its members' quality outcomes, while safely reducing costs. Premier works with a number of affiliates and sponsor companies including, Champs Group Purchasing, Yankee Alliance, Purchasing Connections, GNYHA Services, Adventist Health System, Texas Health Resources, Alliant Purchasing, and Groupsource Group Purchasing.

How to sign up: Please email gpo@mfimedical.com with your facility name and contact information and our team will be happy to liaison the sign up process.

Jun 24, 2021

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