What Does a CHAMPS Membership Mean for Affiliate Groups?
Does your organization have a membership base? Do you recruit other organizations to join yours to collaborate and enhance services for the...
CHAMPS Attends OHCA Convention
This spring, we were thrilled to represent CHAMPS GPO at the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) annual Convention & Expo in Columbus, OH, a...
Discovering the Benefits of a CHAMPS GPO Membership
We’ve been making an impact in the healthcare industry for more than 100 years. Today, we serve more than 20,000 member locations across the...
Understanding the Role of a GPO Contracting Team
Learning the ins and outs of a GPO can seem daunting at first. There are the contracts, pricing, account managers and plenty of other detail...
Account Management: The CHAMPS Differential
For more than 100 years, CHAMPS GPO has been helping businesses operate and save money. Together with our national GPO partner Premier, we s...
CHAMPS GPO Showcases Partnerships at OAASC
CHAMPS Group Purchasing recently attended the Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers’ (OAASC) Annual Education Conference in Columbu...
Who is CHAMPS GPO?
Many people know the term GPO, but not everyone fully understands exactly what that entails and the potential impact that can be made on a member organization.
As the director of CHAMPS Group Purchasing, allow me to explain exactly what a GPO does, who we are and how we can benefit members. Simply put, CHAMPS negotiates discounted pricing with vendors you use every day.
Meet the Account Manager: Supply Chain Specialist for Surgery Centers and Physician Markets
Greetings! I’m the national account manager for CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO)’s surgery centers and physicians members. I’m excited to have ...
Meet Myra: Supply Chain Specialist for Senior Living Markets
Hi there! My name is Myra Knouff and I’m the national account manager for CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO)’s senior living members. Since we’ve...
Meet the Account Manager: Supply Chain Specialist for Home Care & Alternate Markets
Earlier this month, CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO) launched our Supply Chain Solutions blog with a kickoff post from CHAMPS GPO director Mari...
Supplier Relations = Human Relations
In the world of the internet, supplier relations is a business-to-business function requiring an academic, systematic and segmented approach. But, when you think about it, supplier relations are actually human relations.
3 Pillars of the CHAMPS / Premier Group Purchasing Partnership
The CHAMPS / Premier group purchasing relationship centers around three main points.