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Intalere Selected by #1 Rated Boston Children’s Hospital as Primary GPO and Supply Chain Partner

Contact: Evan Danis
  Sr. Director, Corporate Communications
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evan.danis@intalere.com

St. Louis (December 11, 2017) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced they have been selected by Boston Children’s Hospital as their primary group purchasing organization and supply chain enhancement partner. The five-year agreement is effective December 1, 2017. 

“Intalere was selected based on their ability to meet our current and future supply chain needs and their willingness to collaborate,” said Andrew Singer, Boston Children’s Senior Director of Supply Chain Management. “We look forward to engaging Intalere’s service model, including their clinical teams, progressive analytical tools, dedicated account management and on-site supply chain support to drive significant cost savings and clinical efficiencies.”

Boston Children’s Hospital is home to the world’s largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 2,630 scientists, including nine members of the National Academy of Sciences, 14 members of the National Academy of Medicine and 11 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators comprise Boston Children’s research community. 

Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children’s today is a 415-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care and has been ranked #1 in 8 out of 10 specialties in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of best children’s hospitals. Boston Children’s is also the pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

“This engagement signals the alignment of award-winning hospital systems that are committed to, and recognized for, delivering the highest quality care at the lowest possible costs,” said Julius Heil, Intalere president and CEO. “Intalere looks forward to guiding this partnership to industry-leading heights and success in supply chain innovation.”

About Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital, the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is home to the world’s largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center. Its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. Today, more than 2,630 scientists, including nine members of the National Academy of Sciences, 14 members of the National Academy of Medicine and 11 Howard Hughes Medical Investigators comprise Boston Children’s research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children’s is now a 415-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care. For more, visit our Vector and Thriving blogs and follow us on social media @BostonChildrens, @BCH_Innovation, Facebook and YouTube.

About Intalere
Intalere’s mission focuses on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. We strive to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers’ individual needs. We assist our customers in managing their entire spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. As Intalere draws on the power of our owner Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally-recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement, and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, we are uniquely positioned to be the innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit www.intalere.com to learn more.