GPOs-a ‘Costco’ for Medical Offices
|Join MOROF as we examine ways to lower supply and service costs for any size medical office using a Medical Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). GPOs are a way to even the playing field in today’s highly competitive medical market and help independent providers stay independent.|
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01:11 Presentation Summary
03:00 What is a Medical GPO?
06:36 What’s in it for me and my practice?
12:02 How do you buy now?
13:28 Not All GPOs are the Same
17:07 Take-Aways for You
19:36 What is the Premier GPO?
23:54 How aggregation works for you?
29:29 Examples of Premier/Alliant GPO prices
31:29 Most Popular GPO Product Examples
35:01 How do I use the GPO?
40:10 In Closing - Special Video Offer
43:19 What is the procedure for vendors to be part od the GPO? (Mitchell Gordon)
44:42 Testimonial on how Cell Phone service works on a GPO (Gail Lyon)
47:00 How do we keep medical offices engaged in a GPO? (Dan O'Connell)
48:48 Can we refer any physician to join a GPO?
49:19 Can any size practice benefit from a GPO? (Linda Johnston)
50:07 Can you buy industry specific products through a GPO? (Rodney Douglas)
51:13 Are their shipping delays through a GPO? (Rodney Douglas)
52:11 Closing thoughts (Dorothy Mowbray)
Owner of The Wincup Group an affiliate of the Premier GPO program & Alliant Purchasing
Meeting Date - Oct 23, 2014
Meeting Time - 7:30 am till 9:00 am (doors open at 7:30 presentation begins around 8 am)
Meeting Location - Howard Johnson Plaza Altamonte Springs (Orlando North) 230 West State Road 436, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (Map)
Cost: $15 (Includes breakfast)
For questions please call Chuck Wright at 407-260-0565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
§ Peter M. Wincup is the founder and owner of The Wincup Group that is an affiliate sponsor for the Premier GPO program with its sponsor partner, Alliant Purchasing in Louisville, KY and in association with the Health Council of East Central Florida in Oviedo, FL.
· Business Experience:
o Twenty-five years of corporate experience in the chemicals and plastics industries;
§ General Manager-B.F. Goodrich Chemical Intermediates Division,
· Listed in “Who’s Who in Chemicals”
§ Director of Purchasing- Ethyl Corp and B. F. Goodrich Chemical,
§ Director of Materials Management-Austin Powder Company,
§ Director of Customer Service-Ethyl/Albemarle Corp,
· Process Owner and Team Leader in an SAP Implementation
§ Sales Manager, Catalyst Division-Vistron/Sohio.
o Five years with KPMG;
§ Senior Manager/Director in the Assurance Practice,
§ Purchasing/sourcing and supply chain management specialist.
o Eight years as a small business owner specializing in GPO operations;
§ Performed client company consulting projects primarily focused on reducing operating costs,
§ Founded and operates today a GPO for small businesses,
§ Premier GPO affiliate sponsor actively supporting sales, customer service, and Premier GPO clients for more than five years in Florida.
· Education and General Experience:
§ B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration from Millikin University in Decatur, IL,
§ MBA in Marketing from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.
o Author of “Eight Insider Sourcing Secrets” ;
§ Best practices and processes in sourcing with case studies (Amazon.com).
o Captain in the Ohio Air National Guard ;
§ Operational Safety and Tactical Intelligence-10 years.
Community service volunteer.
o Married, five children and eleven grandchildren