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UPH Selects Supply Chain Services

September 15, 2008
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University Physicians Healthcare (UPH) of Tucson, Ariz. is deploying supply chain services from Broadlane (Dallas).

Under the agreement, Broadlane will provide UPH with access to its national GPO portfolio for consumable supplies, capital equipment, pharmaceuticals and purchased services. Additionally, the healthcare facility will utilize the company’s OnRamp client portal and e-commerce exchange to streamline purchasing processes and help manage its approximate $20 million in annual supply spend.

UPH is a nonprofit corporation created in 1985 as the medical practice of the physicians of the UA College of Medicine. Together, University Physicians Healthcare, The University of Arizona, UPH Hospital at Kino Campus and University Medical Center combine to care for patients, educate medical students, train young physicians and conduct clinical research, according to the organization.

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