Sharp HealthCare Taps Medpricer to Bring Operational Transparency to its Supply Chain

Sharp HealthCare is strengthening its purchased services strategy with category analytics, contract intelligence and sourcing automation software

Guilford, CT/Walnut Creek, CA —  Medpricer™, which offers one of the nation’s leading technology-based solutions to optimize healthcare provider savings across purchased services contracts, today announced its latest partnership with San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare.

Sharp is the leading healthcare provider in San Diego County with four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, three affiliated medical groups, 22 clinical care centers and a health plan. Sharp has launched a concerted effort to accelerate its purchased services strategy and increase control over operating expenses.

With the help of Medpricer’s GPO-agnostic purchased services lifecycle management software, Sharp plans to increase standardization within purchased services operations to improve its system of record and spend transparency. Sharp selected Medpricer for its comprehensive product roadmap and the breadth and scope of its sourcing expertise and best practices.

“Medpricer’s comprehensive purchased services software will support Sharp HealthCare’s standardization and savings efforts,” said Mickey Meehan, Medpricer’s Chief Customer Officer. “Our customers consistently negotiate stronger contract terms on purchased services that touch every aspect of clinical and non-clinical care with the goal of benefiting both staff and patients.”

Medpricer’s platform, mSource®, will provide Sharp with sourcing automation via its Analytics, Contract Intelligence and Negotiate modules. Furthermore, Sharp joins some of the nation’s most prominent healthcare providers with the Category Co-op, a benchmarking forum created for Medpricer customers.

For more information, please visit www.medpricer.com

Sharp HealthCare

Sharp HealthCare is the leading healthcare provider in San Diego. Sharp is a not-for-profit regional health care delivery system and is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient-centered care, the latest medical technology, and superior service. They have more than 2,600 affiliated physicians, 18,000 employees, four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, and three affiliated medical groups. To learn more, visit https://www.sharp.com.

About Medpricer, a Premier company

Medpricer is a Premier company (NASDAQ: PINC) that moves savings strategies forward with scalable purchased services solutions that improve sourcing efficiency and financial health. Its industry-leading software, mSource®, is the only all-in-one contract management, negotiation, and analytics platform that enables organizations to tailor contract terms to fit their unique needs – not those of a group. Medpricer enables organizations to engage with their purchasing data, learn from market intelligence, unite stakeholders, and move contracts through the pipeline – faster. No catches, no hidden admin fees. Discover substantial savings and deliver outcomes that continuously improve the quality of patient care. To learn how other leading healthcare providers are transforming their savings strategy, call (888) 453-4554 or visit www.Medpricer.com.

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