Global Purchasing Organizations: An Undisclosed Scandal in the U. S. Healthcare Industry

Global Purchasing Organizations: An Undisclosed Scandal in the U. S. Healthcare Industry

by S. Prakash Sethi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230607675

ISBN-13: 9780230607675

Pub. Date: 05/26/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a massive subset of the healthcare industry that negotiate lower costs for healthcare supplies by buying for several hospitals at once. Group Purchasing Organizations provides an analysis and critique of this industry.  See more details below

Overview

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are a massive subset of the healthcare industry that negotiate lower costs for healthcare supplies by buying for several hospitals at once. Group Purchasing Organizations provides an analysis and critique of this industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230607675
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/26/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Healthcare Industry in the United States Industry Structure of Group Purchasing Organizations Market Dominance and Anti-Competitive Conduct of GPOs Government Created Protections of the GPO Industry – Financial Burden of GPO Activities on the U.S. Healthcare Industry GPO Activities, Conflict of Interest and Their Adverse Consequences for the Healthcare Providers Congressional Deliberations of GPO Operations Congressional Drive Towards Regulatory Reform The GPO Industry's Efforts in Creating a Voluntary Code of Conduct –The Hanson Report Theoretical Underpinnings for Creating Effective Industry-wide Voluntary Codes of Conduct Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII)

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