July 2021

The Healthcare Group Purchasing Organization sector has played a critical role in assisting health systems respond to supply disruptions during the pandemic, while it continues to promote transparency, best practices, and competition within the healthcare supply chain, according to a new report issued by the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative. The 2021 Annual Public Accountability Report, the 15th report issued by the private watchdog group, also notes that the member GPO’s are assisting the introduction of new healthcare technology products and policing potential conflicts of interest while reducing healthcare costs.

This year’s Annual Report is a milestone not only because it represents 15 years of detailed disclosure and industry-wide self-regulation, but because it offers initial insights into the role of GPOs in responding to the extreme conditions and critical issues facing the healthcare supply chain...

This year’s Annual Report is a milestone not only because it represents 15 years of detailed disclosure and industry-wide self-regulation, but because it offers initial insights into the role of GPOs in responding to the extreme conditions and critical issues facing the healthcare supply chain...

This year’s Annual Report is a milestone not only because it represents 15 years of detailed disclosure and industry-wide self-regulation, but because it offers initial insights into the role of GPOs in responding to the extreme conditions and critical issues facing the healthcare supply chain...