The Ohio State Health Network to Administer NPHI GPO Services


WASHINGTON DC, April 4th, 2023. The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) announced that group purchasing organization (GPO) services will be administered by The Ohio State Health Network (OSHN) effective as of April 1, 2023.

“We are delighted to collaborate with OSHN and look forward to the benefits this association will bring to our members,” said Carole Fisher, NPHI President. “This relationship will enable our members to have greater access to high quality and cost-effective products, providing additional services and greater overall value.” Additionally, members may leverage OSHN’s Information Technology Contracts, Internal Team Expertise, and participate in Sector Meetings and Roundtable Discussions.

NPHI’s Vendor Programs firmly support the organization’s mission and members by offering streamlined and cost-effective access to products and solutions that assist programs in caring for the patients, families, and communities they serve.

NPHI looks forward to working with OSHN and recognizes the opportunity this new relationship brings in sustaining the unique needs of member hospice, palliative, and advanced illness care programs.

The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is a member organization comprised of nearly 100 not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice, and palliative care providers representing 36 states and the District of Columbia. Its members dedicate themselves to ensuring patients and their families have access to care that reflects their individual goals, values, and preferences. NPHI works with its members to design innovative and effective models of care and advocate for comprehensive and community-integrated care customized to meet each person’s unique needs. NPHI convenes national thought leaders, decision-makers, and other collaborative partners to improve end-of-life healthcare, always ensuring decisions are informed at the bedside, not in the boardroom.

About OSHN: The Ohio State Health Network (OSHN) works to support strong, independent health care organizations by providing cost savings, learning opportunities and valuable resources for its members.