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Becoming a Vendor

The Essensa group purchasing program utilizes an open and dynamic contracting process for each of its portfolios that are open to all qualified vendors at all times. More detailed descriptions of the processes are set forth below.

  • Pharmaceutical Portfolio

    Essensa generally offers Premier's pharmaceutical portfolio and therefore the contracting process for such products is subject to Premier's contract rules. (See http://www.premierinc.com) Should Essensa enter into any direct contracts for pharmaceuticals, a notice will be posted on this Website announcing Essensa's intent to receive proposals for the relevant products or services.

  • Non-Pharmaceutical Products and Services.

    Essensa offers Premier’s medical supply and food portfolios; therefore the contracting process for such products is subject to Premier’s contracting rules (see Premier’s website, www.premierinc.com, and Premier's response to the HGPII survey), which are publicly available. In addition, when Essensa is to enter into a direct contract for medical supplies, food or other services, Essensa will publish and post a notice on this Website announcing Essensa’s intent to receive proposals for the relevant products or services.

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