Asheville, North Carolina, January 10, 2017 – Capstone Health Alliance is proud to announce the addition of Bayhealth of Dover, Delaware as of January 1, 2017. Bayhealth’s mission is to strengthen the health of our community, one life at a time. As central and southern Delaware’s largest healthcare system, Bayhealth is comprised of Kent General and Milford Memorial hospitals, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties. Bayhealth is a technologically advanced not-for-profit health care system with more than 3,700 employees and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians.
“Bayhealth has an exceptional reputation for both operational excellence and patient care. We look forward to working closely with Bayhealth’s experienced professional team and contributing to their efforts for improved cost, quality and outcomes.” says Tim Bugg, President & CEO of Capstone Health Alliance.
About Capstone Health Alliance
Capstone Health Alliance is a group purchasing alliance of healthcare members that delivers real cost savings through the power of aggregation and collaboration. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Capstone represents over $5 billion in acute care supply chain spend. To create the best savings opportunities for our members, we pair Premier’s national portfolio with our local aggregation model – blending the best of national and regional contracting – to continually expand our extensive portfolio of more than 600 preferred pricing agreements. 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 to share best practices and pursue resource utilization initiatives, all with the intent of improving cost, quality, and outcomes in patient care.