serving foodservice operators today include a diverse collection of organizations; diverse in size, practices, capabilities, membership, organizational history, background, management philosophy, segment focus, and strategic plans, among other things," observes Gary Karp, executive vice president of Technomic.
Any organization can take advantage of GPO
offerings regardless of its size.
In July 2008, only 66 percent of the supplies that Valley View used were purchased via GPO
Does your GPO
cover the cost of paying invoices and negotiating with vendors?
Earlier this year, James announced his intention to retire from GPO
Although the law allowed a charge for access (except at depository libraries), the GPO
Access databases soon became freely available to all through GPO
Access Gateway sites set up by depository libraries ("GPO
Access," 1995), and then by December 1995 GPO
decided to waive the fees for GPO
Access (Gordon-Murnane, 1999).
spokesman said that should steer significantly more work to contractors.
However, smaller and medium-sized hospitals were likely to obtain a savings with the GPO
has no capacity to produce the antiretroviral cocktails for export so far, but South Africa, through the MSF, has expressed interest in importing the anti-AIDS drugs produced by the GPO
, Krisana said.
can be defined as either an output measure (gross output less intermediate inputs) or as an input measure (costs incurred and incomes earned); see the box "Gross Product Originating.
Groups of properties or management firms might also consider forming their own GPO
The general business problem is that GPO
members may not achieve the lowest available prices on medical supplies and therefore contribute to excessive health care spending.