Asheville, North Carolina, January 15, 2019 – Capstone Health Alliance is proud to announce Hillsdale Hospital of Hillsdale, MI as the newest member of the alliance. Hillsdale Hospital opened in 1915 and has grown into a 47-acute care bed facility with 39 skilled nursing facility beds and a 10-bed center for psychiatric care. Dedicated to providing excellence in healthcare to its community of some 47,000 residents, Hillsdale is one of the very few rural community hospitals still thriving in the nation. They are committed to managing the needs of their local community by providing compassionate and highly skilled care in a clean, safe and healing environment.
“Our partnership with Capstone has been extremely beneficial for our hospital” said Vice President, Jeremiah J. Hodshire. “We needed a partner like Capstone to give us access to better contracts and pricing than we could get on our own. The actual realized savings we now achieve through Capstone allows us to remain viable and keep our doors open. With the help of Capstone, we can capture better cost-savings, look at new product lines, bring in new equipment and save jobs. This is an exciting time for Hillsdale and we look forward to working with the Capstone team.”
“We are so excited to have Hillsdale Hospital join our alliance. Hillsdale Hospital has an exceptional reputation for providing outstanding patient care to their community. We highly value rural healthcare in our country and are excited for the opportunity to work closely with the Hillsdale team. as they improve quality, manage costs and keep local healthcare an option in Hillsdale County.” says Jackie Dula, Chief Customer Officer of Capstone Health Alliance.
About Capstone Health Alliance
Capstone Health Alliance is a regional 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 $9 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 700 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.