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GPOs Work Behind the Scenes on Front Lines of Ebola Response

The important work of group purchasing organizations has been the subject of several recent studies, including a new survey sponsored by the American Hospital Association and conducted by Lawton Robert Burns at the Wharton School. While I am heartened that Burns found that GPOs produce savings and “help hospitals with services beyond supply-chain management that include clinical improvement and value analysis,” I believe there is an additional piece of the GPO story that is critical: supply chain emergency response.

Read the rest of Lee Perlman’s guest commentary at modernhealthcare.com