Purchasing Advantage

Adventist Health Purchasing Advantage is a Materiel Management affiliate program that offers hospitals of any size the opportunity to aggregate their volume with a large health system in order to achieve best pricing. The current program includes 85 acute care hospitals and 2,200 non-acute facilities.

  • It provides a large contract portfolio with discounts due to a partnership with Premier Group Purchasing Organization. Uses national contracts and local agreements with manufacturers and distributors offering aggregated price contracts
  • Reduces total materiel management’s purchasing expenses
  • Offers competitive distribution agreements for med-surg, laboratory and pharmacy
  • Grounds mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with our members and vendors that emphasize value, quality and commitment
  • Offers comprehensive ambulatory care purchasing division
  • Leverages more than a $2.4 billion in purchasing power
  • Saved $100 million for AHPA participants