Benefits of Being a Contracted Supplier
HealthTrust is the only national committed-model group purchasing organization. Our members are exclusive to HealthTrust and do not belong to any other group purchasing organizations. We deliver unprecedented speed to scale through our aligned members and their concentrated market power. Since 1999, we’ve continued to strengthen our reputation as the high-compliance market leader that delivers on our promises to members and contracted suppliers alike. We expect the industry-best price from our suppliers and in return we deliver a committed market share. This committed model is the most efficient cost-to-serve GPO model in the industry.
The minimum criteria that a supplier must meet to be considered for participation in a national contract bid process includes, but is not limited to the criteria below. Inability to meet any of the following criteria may result in a supplier not being considered for inclusion in a national bid process:
- The supplier’s products and services will meet or exceed the level of quality, durability and cost effectiveness of items currently under contract with HealthTrust and being utilized by its members
- The supplier’s distribution system can accommodate HealthTrust’s national volume without undue delays or back orders
- The supplier must demonstrate financial stability and long-term viability
- The supplier must be able to provide detailed reports of usage information by member facilities, at least quarterly
- The supplier must provide the Tax ID of their company
All prospective suppliers need to review the bid schedule and complete the form to provide information so that you can be reviewed, and perhaps considered for participation in a bid process.
Please review our bid categories before completing the supplier form.
New Suppliers: The process begins with you completing a supplier form which includes needed information for existing as well as prospective HealthTrust suppliers. The form contains key information about your company, your Tax ID, your interest in HealthTrust categories, contacts, etc. Once submitted, your information will be reviewed in relation to the category you have selected, to determine if you will be considered for participation in a bid process. If you will be considered for participation, you will receive a registration link as well as further information about the sourcing event.
Prospective and Existing Suppliers: Please complete and submit the supplier form by using the link below.
IMPORTANT: Completion and submission of the supplier form does not guarantee that your company will be considered or included in a bid process.
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HealthTrust is committed to providing opportunities for minority, woman and service-disabled veteran enterprises (MWSDVEs), by ensuring fair consideration as suppliers of contracted products and services. When you register via the Prospective Supplier Profile, you’ll have an opportunity to indicate that you’re a diverse supplier so that when a bid opportunity arises the information is passed on to the appropriate sourcing personnel.
HealthTrust’s Supplier Diversity program is recognized by many as the most successful in the healthcare industry. Companies must be certified to be recognized through our Supplier Diversity program. HealthTrust accepts certification from:
- National Minority Supplier Development Council
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
- Small Business Administration
- Association for Service Disabled Veterans