Capstone Health Alliance announces new member – LifeBridge Health

Asheville, North Carolina, May 27, 2015 – Capstone Health Alliance is proud to announce the addition of LifeBridge Health of Baltimore, MD. LifeBridge Health is comprised of four (4) acute care facilities: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, and Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. LifeBridge Health is one of the largest providers of healthcare to the Baltimore area with the four acute care facilities totaling 1,400 licensed beds.

“LifeBridge Health is looking forward to realizing the value of membership in the Capstone Health Alliance” said LifeBridge Health’s Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Terrence Carney. “By leveraging the strengths of Capstone, I hope to continue our team’s track record of delivering substantial expense reduction in support of high quality patient care”.

“LifeBridge has a reputation for both operational excellence and exceptional patient care in the Baltimore area. We look forward to working closely with the outstanding team at LifeBridge 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 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 LifeBridge Health
As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services, and programs to educate and support the communities it serves.

LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, and its subsidiaries and affiliated units, including LifeBridge Health & Fitness and the LifeBridge Medical Care Centers in Eldersburg, Mays Chapel and Reisterstown. Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital and Carroll Hospital are all acute-care general hospitals with complementary clinical centers of excellence.

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