We value our supplier partner relationships and are dedicated to achieving the best clinical and financial savings for our members.
Capstone Health Alliance is an independent regional group purchasing organization and an owner/shareholder in Premier Inc. We are always open to vetting suppliers with new and innovative products and/or services. We support Diversity suppliers such as Small, Minority, Veteran and Women owned; as well as environmentally-preferred products and services, if possible, through our review and decision process.
It is our goal to build strategic partnerships with our suppliers. The main requirement we have is that all agreements must offer cost savings to our members beyond what they can achieve on their own. Value adds are also of importance which could include revenue enhancement. Capstone welcomes conversations with suppliers who can:
Suppliers are encouraged to consider the full impact of contracts beyond cost savings, with a focus on Outcomes Based Purchasing.
We ask for no upfront administrative fees and no administrative fees in the form of supplier equity. All administrative fees accepted are disclosed annually according to the Federal Safe Harbor Laws & Provisions.
We adhere to the highest standards of ethical practices, and that is why Capstone is a member of the HEALTHCARE GROUP PURCHASING INDUSTRY INITIATIVE (HGPII). HGPII is the organization of the nation’s leading GPO’s that promotes the highest ethical standards and business practices in the purchasing for hospitals and healthcare providers. Members of HGPII follow the core Principals of Ethics and Business Conduct which can be found in the Ethics & Compliance section of our website.