Asheville, North Carolina, March 24, 2015 – Capstone Health Alliance is proud to announce the addition of Cabell Huntington Hospital of West Virginia. Cabell Huntington Hospital is a regional 313-bed acute care and academic medical facility caring for patients throughout West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Opened in in 1956, Cabell Huntington Hospital is affiliated with both Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.
Larry Fryer, Director of Materials Management of Cabell Huntington Hospital says “Capstone has an excellent reputation for providing extra value to their customers. Their affiliation with Premier, our GPO, is very beneficial as they can act on our behalf to activate agreements thus saving time and effort for our employees. Their staff is great to work with and we estimated a nice return on investment by joining their group.”
“Cabell Huntington Hospital has a reputation for being a progressive healthcare organization with an outstanding reputation for patient care. We look forward to supporting their continued efforts to reduce costs and provide care to their patients” says Tim Bugg, President & CEO of Capstone Health Alliance.
About Capstone Health Alliance
Capstone Health Alliance is a regional purchasing organization of healthcare members that includes more than 125 hospitals in states across the Eastern region spanning to the mid-west. Capstone’s contracting strategy allows hospitals of various sizes and locations to substantially improve their cost savings opportunities through the power of aggregation & collaboration. Capstone delivers quantifiable savings and actionable data that enable better supply chain decisions for our member facilities. In addition to cost savings initiatives, Capstone members collaborate with the intent of improving cost, quality and outcomes in patient care.
Capstone works closely with Premier, its primary GPO partner, to support members in cost savings and quality initiatives. While there are no geographic or size limitations for membership, Capstone welcomes members who are supportive of the mission and vision of the alliance, understanding that collaboration goes hand in hand with aggregation for the continued success of the group.
About Cabell Huntington Hospital
Cabell Huntington Hospital is a not-for-profit, regional referral center with 303 staffed beds. Located in Huntington, West Virginia, Cabell Huntington Hospital cares for patients from more than 29 counties throughout West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Opened in 1956, it is also a teaching hospital and is affiliated with Marshall University Schools of Medicine and Nursing.
All of us at Cabell Huntington Hospital share a common value – providing excellent care that promotes lifelong good health. Your medical care includes very personal attention to the details that help make all patients and their families feel at home.