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Essensa is a national group purchasing organization that provides strategic procurement solutions and operational support to reduce costs and increase efficiency for non-acute healthcare providers and other commercial markets. Essensa's healthcare members include ambulatory and diagnostic imaging centers, senior nutrition centers, clinical laboratories, hospice and home health agencies, first responders, physician practices, and more. Beyond healthcare, Essensa serves the hotel and hospitality industry, sports and recreation leagues, colleges and universities, charitable and religious organizations, municipalities, and other industries.

Essensa is wholly owned by Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company. Through our affiliation with Premier, Essensa provides access to the most competitive and extensive portfolio available with the flexibility to deliver unique contract enhancements and regional contracts to meet the individual needs of our members. Together, we provide over $44 billion in combined annual purchasing volume. With access to the Premier purchasing program, Essensa members are able to access pricing currently enjoyed by more than 2,000 hospitals and over 50,000 additional health care sites throughout the nation.

  • Capital Equipment
  • Computer Hardware/Software
  • Employee Screening Services
  • Facility Maintenance & Construction
  • Food & Food Services
  • Home Medical Equipment/Durable Medical Equipment (HME/DME)
  • Housekeeping Products
  • Imaging
  • Laboratory Supplies
  • Medical/Surgical Supplies
  • Office Supplies
  • Pharmaceutical Supplies
  • Shipping
  • Telecommunications/Wireless Services
  • And more!

About Essensa
What is Group Purchasing?
Our Premier Relationship
Meet the Team

Our Mission

"Essensa's mission is to deliver substantial, differentiated cost savings opportunities, through supply chain and operational efficiencies to a national non-acute care, institutional, commercial and governmental agency related membership base. With a commitment to the highest standards of customer service, transparency and ethical business practices, we focus our efforts so that members may remain competitive within the communities they serve."