Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

It’s a common question and we’re glad you asked! GPOs are entities that help organizations in various markets realize savings and efficiencies by combining purchasing volume and leveraging it to negotiate discounts with approved manufacturers and distributors, like American.

Organizations from all industries are increasingly relying on GPOs to help manage the complex system of purchasing and those GPOs are putting their trust in American. As an endorsed supplier of print and promotional products, we serve many markets – Education, Corrections, Corporate and Healthcare. Let us provide the strategic solutions necessary to build and grow your business.

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  • Vizient
  • Premier
  • Coretrust
  • ROi
  • HealthTrust
Group Purchasing Organizations

A group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that is created to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members.
Wikipedia: Group Purchasing Organization

American IS Your Patient Experience Partner – As the landscape of healthcare continues to evolve and patients take more control of their healthcare purchasing power, hospitals are even more committed to improving patient care services. At American, we are dedicated to finding new solutions to meet your growing needs. Our products can help you enhance communication, decrease noise levels and make the patient more comfortable and confident in the care they are receiving.

American is a major provider to the healthcare industry. Facilities of all types benefit from the variety of solutions, services and savings that we provide. As an endorsed supplier of national healthcare group purchasing organizations, we’re able to pass along volume discounts received through our valued supplier relationships. With our experience in healthcare solutions, you’ll see why American is your strategic business partner.

Group Purchasing Organization Healthcare

School spirit items, admissions needs, curriculum supplies… the shopping list goes on and on. Who is your source for these items? Wouldn't it be nice to streamline your purchases? Finding one supplier that can source and provide many of your organization’s needs will help you save time and money.

Let American be that solution! We have close relationships with the nation’s top suppliers and this allows us to take advantage of quantity purchasing – offering you the best selection, delivery time and prices on the products you need. Whether you’re looking for promotions, apparel, print materials, Made in the USA or eco-friendly options, you've come to the right place!

Group Purchasing Organization Education