Group purchasing reduces annual health care costs by more than $36 billion

Hasson, Matt
December 2009
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p44
Academic Journal
The article discusses a report released by Doctor Eugene S. Schneller of Health Care Sector Advances on April 2009 on a reduction in annual health care costs due to group purchasing organizations (GPO) in the U.S. It was noted in the report that GPO helps health care providers reduce costs and increase efficiencies through negotiation of prices with manufacturers. Health care costs in the country were reduced by more than 36 billion U.S. dollars each year, according to the report.


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