A month through the new year, where are you on your goals? At CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO), some of our goals for 2022 include enhancing member satisfaction, amplifying our member and supplier relationships and identifying and implementing new ways to engage our team members. At this point, we have set many wheels in motion. Having a strong foundation to start on and a roadmap as to how we are going to get there will help us achieve our organizational goals this year.
Greetings! I’m the national account manager for CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO)’s surgery centers and physicians members. I’m excited to have the opportunity to introduce myself and the diverse group of members I work with.
My name is Myra Knouff and I’m the national account manager for CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO)’s senior living members. Since we’ve launched our Supply Chain Solutions blog in July, you’ve been introduced to two of my colleagues, CHAMPS GPO director Maria Summers and fellow account manager Connor Hurley. Today, I’ll be giving you a window into the senior living industry and my work with its deeply dedicated professionals.
As the title suggests, I am a national account manager for CHAMPS GPO. I work with a variety of classes of trade, including healthcare (so think home care, hospice, home medical equipment, behavioral health and correctional health facilities) as well as all non-healthcare classes of trade such as education, hospitality, retail, nonprofits, manufacturing and so on.
Today, I’m excited to take our supply chain prowess a step further by launching our Supply Chain Solutions blog.
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.
The CHAMPS / Premier group purchasing relationship centers around three main points.