Press Release

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.

The Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative’s 2020 Annual Public Accountability Report found that the Group Purchasing Organization sector continues to seek new ways of promoting transparency, best practices, and competition within the healthcare supply chain, and encourages member disclosure and self-regulation to meet national objectives.

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 31, 2019 – The Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII)’s 2019 Annual Public Accountability Report found that the Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) sector continues to excel at meeting the highest ethical standards and business practices that promote growth, transparency, innovation and the best financial value for their GPO members. The 13th Annual Report found that HGPII members are able to meet these goals because they have a variety of policies in place that support the integrity of their respective business models.

Annual Best Practices Forum Brings Together Competing Industry Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2018 – Continuing downward pressure on healthcare costs, ensuring the availability of high quality products/services from a global supply system, and facilitating new and innovative products reaching the marketplace – those are three major trends in the Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) sector in 2018, identified at the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII) annual best practices forum in Washington, DC.