HealthTrust Selects Foodbuy as Food Procurement Supplier
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Foodbuy, LLC, a subsidiary of Compass Group USA, Inc., has announced that HealthTrust has signed an agreement with Foodbuy for food procurement and distribution management services. With this decision, eight of the ten largest healthcare systems in the U.S. by bed count will have access to the Foodbuy catalog.
“The fact that HealthTrust’s boards came together to select Foodbuy is a credit to our organization,” said Dennis Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of Foodbuy, LLC. “It’s exciting that we’ll be able to leverage the scale and expertise of each of our organizations to deliver value to the providers and the patients and customers they serve.”
HealthTrust serves more than 1,500 acute-care hospitals, and via its AdvantageTrust subsidiary, over 35,500 non-acute healthcare facilities and systems including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. Subsidiary CoreTrust serves 1,900 retail, manufacturing and hospitality members. CoreTrust now has an opportunity to further leverage Foodbuy programs.
HealthTrust members can access MyOrders for online ordering and Webtrition – a menu management system designed to facilitate compliance and control food costs.
As the healthcare field’s only national committed GPO, HealthTrust is founded on an aligned membership model led by advisory boards consisting solely of members that govern and approve all contract awards. With the new agreement, HealthTrust members can access more than 3,000 Foodbuy suppliers to generate savings through foodservice contracted programs. As a foodservice GPO for some of the largest hospital systems, Foodbuy is positioned to assist HealthTrust members’ health and wellness goals, patient satisfaction, and sustainability requirements.
HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage its operator experience, scale and innovation. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) serves over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 35,500 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. On Twitter @healthtrustpg.
About Compass/Foodbuy LLC
Foodbuy, LLC is the largest foodservice procurement and supply chain solutions organization in North America and the sole sourcing partner for their parent company, Compass Group North America. Foodbuy manages more than $20 billion in purchase volume, giving them an industry-leading edge when negotiating contracts for Compass Group and Foodbuy Members. Foodbuy’s focus is on procurement; they provide a unique blend of purchasing savvy, product expertise, proven strategic processes and data analytics that integrates sourcing, category development, and distribution. Foodbuy’s business model, sustainability initiatives, and commitment to supplier diversity gives them a substantial competitive advantage. The value that they deliver to their customers has led to their significant growth, making Foodbuy the largest, yet most collaborative procurement organization in the United States. For more information, please visit www.foodbuy.com.
Source: PR Newswire