Better for the community, better for health and better for your bottom line

Where synergy is more than just a buzzword

Vanderbilt Health Purchasing Collaborative uses targeted contracting, proven best practices and coordinated resources to create efficient and cost-effective programs.

The result? A sustainable supply chain that contributes to the overall success of the collective and individual organizations.

Our Services

  • Procurement/Sourcing Aggregation and Enhancement
  • Clinical Variation and Value Analysis
  • Best Practice Adoption and Education
  • Data Management Services
  • Price Benchmarking and Capital Budget Reviews

Strategies that yield results

  • Clinical

    Adopt evidence-based decisions
    Utilize multidisciplinary collaboration
    Minimize impact on quality and safety

  • Operations

    Continually assess contract portfolio

    Maximization of technology solutions

    Centralize contracting and procurement services

    Establish and measure performance metrics

  • Costs

    Drive contract compliance

    Perform routine benchmarking

    Explore vendor partnerships for bidirectional value

  • Revenue

    Align contract work with focused growth initiatives

    Adopt routine utilization review to reduce variation

    Explore alternative service models

  • Meet our Leader

    Our leadership team represents a diverse array of clinical, administrative and supply chain expertise. This combination of skill and experience allows our leaders to plan and drive the organization’s vital initiatives and better serve the needs of the collaborative.

    Teresa L. Dail, RN, BSN, CMRP

    Teresa began her career in the clinical realm as a nurse. Later, she transitioned to supply chain as a clinical resource manager in a seven-hospital system. Currently, Teresa is responsible for operations for logistics, distribution, contracting, systems, purchasing, accounts payable, capital, linen, clinical engineering, travel, and other disbursement services for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Clinical Enterprise.

    It's time to
    From your supply chain.
    We can help.