The contracting process we use to establish the products, services and suppliers we work with includes extensive product review, data analysis and clinician input. We complete the process using advisory boards for each specialty area. These boards meet on a regular basis to guide the HealthTrust’s Strategic Sourcing team as it determines suppliers to include in a Request for Proposal (RFP) process; the products and services that will be part of the contract; and any special terms that need to be spelled out in the contract language. This process results in contracts with vetted suppliers qualified to provide the breadth of product selection and products that are clinically acceptable.
Reviewers from across our membership comprise the following boards and specialty committees: