IF YOUR BUSINESS HAS MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, OR PLANS TO, WE’RE ALREADY THERE
Our Corporate Accounts Team can leverage your volume to provide competitive pricing and lowest in-use cost, throughout your organization, regardless of geography. The industry’s leading professionals will perform a thorough survey of your business operations, and create a custom solution that supports your business goals.
National IPA was founded by and for public agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit entities. NATIONAL IPA is dedicated to the advancement of the public procurement profession and support many associations and initiatives dedicated to public procurement.
National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to serving:
- City/Local Government
- County Government
- State Government
- Public and Private Educational Institutions and Systems
- Special Districts
- Government-Education Healthcare Entities
Who Can Use NCPA's Contracts
There are over 90,000 agencies nationwide from both the public and nonprofit sectors that are eligible to utilize NCPA's cooperative purchasing contracts. These include, but are not limited to the following agency types:
- School Districts (including K-12, Charter schools, and Private K-12)
- Higher Education (including Universities, Community Colleges, Private Colleges, and Technical / Vocational Schools)
- Cities, Counties, and any Local Government
- State Agencies
- Healthcare Organizations
- Nonprofit Corporations
WESTERN STATES CONTRACTING ALLIANCE (WSCA)
The Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) was formed in October 1993 by the state purchasing directors from fifteen NASPO western states. The primary purpose of creating WSCA was to establish the means by which participating states could join together in cooperative multi-state contracting. This approach has helped states achieve cost-effective and efficient acquisition of quality products and services. Cooperative purchases are developed by member states. A "lead-state" model is used in undertaking cooperative multi-state contracts.
As a partner of NETWORK WAXIE is capable of utilizing distribution facilities throughout North America. Our customers have full access to highly skilled professionals and state-of-the-art information systems that provide realtime purchasing information.
NETWORK offers deep experience, vast infrastructure, customizable programs and best-in-class products — including environmentally preferred solutions designed to help customers meet their sustainability goals.
NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance)
NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance) is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA utilizes state of the art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure all public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices.
Novation, the industry’s leading supply contracting company, delivers unmatched savings to nearly 25,000 VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) member organizations and 5,500 Provista members covering 28,000 sites. By combining scale and expertise with data-driven tools and information, Novation offers the most extensive range of advanced contracting services in the industry. In 2010, VHA, UHC and Provista members used Novation and alliance contracts to purchase approximately $40 billion in product and services.
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 81,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network.
HEALTHTRUST PURCHASING GROUP
HealthTrust Purchasing Group is a group purchasing organization supporting nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites.
As a leading provider of healthcare supply chain and revenue cycle management solutions and healthcare consulting services, MED ASSETS specializeS in finding efficiencies, improving operating margins and increasing cash flow through the utilization of best-practice solutions ranging from clinical margin management and value analysis to bundled payments solutions that help you focus on a complete episode of care.
As a leading national healthcare solutions organization (GPO), Amerinet collaborates with acute and non-acute care providers — hospitals, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, clinics and doctor offices — to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve.