Intalere Signs New Sole-Source Agreement with Confluence Health
St. Louis (April 1, 2019) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, in partnership with affiliate Health Resource Services, announced a new three-year sole source agreement with Confluence Health, the largest integrated healthcare delivery network in north central Washington.
“Our ultimate goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home,” said John Doyle, Confluence CFO. “Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important to us, and our partnership with Intalere has and will continue to be a big part of our continuing evolution.”
Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals, more than 40 medical specialties and primary care, providing comprehensive medical care throughout north central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, Confluence Health is the major medical provider between Seattle and Spokane.
Confluence has collaborated with Intalere on several cost reduction and operational efficiency initiatives including programs around committed contracting, lab operations and price transparency. They have been recognized with several Intalere achievement awards and are active in the Intalere National Health Alliance and regional member input councils for laboratory, foodservice, supply chain and pharmacy.
Mark Preston, director of Supply Chain for Confluence Health, expressed his excitement over the continuing and expanding relationship with Intalere. “We have had great success, mainly focusing on supply chain initiatives,” he said. “I look forward to further engaging with the full value Intalere can bring, particularly around their exclusive solutions portfolio and consulting offerings.”
Intalere’s mission focuses on improving 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.