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For Vendors and Suppliers


CHC Supply Chain takes a consultative and collaborative approach focused on strengthening our ability to contribute to overall business and strategic plans by reducing supply costs. Group purchasing organization (GPO) services represent an integral component of Supply Chain Services. GPO services are offered through HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), a hospital–owned GPO committed to superior patient care. Contracts are established through HPG whenever possible.


Criteria for Prospective Vendors

  • Able to work with HPG

  • Support CHC’s Mission, Vision and Values

  • Demonstrate financial strength and long-term viability

  • Demonstrate fair and ethical business practices

  • Provide a high level of customer service

  • Demonstrate sustainability through green programs

  • Provide quality products and/or services

  • Support the products that are under contract without promoting products or services not under contract

  • Provide detailed performance reports

  • Use innovative approaches to improve service, quality and cost savings initiatives

  • Comply with CHC and facility vendor access requirements and policies

How to Approach CHC

  • We encourage all potential vendors to first approach HPG to explore GPO contracting opportunities.
  • Our Supply Chain department institutes and maintains group agreements. To explore such an agreement, please contact the CHC corporate office in Plano, Texas, at 972.943.6400.

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