NERUCA & Intalere GPO Partnership
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Intalere Chosen as Preferred GPO Partner for North East Regional Urgent Care Association (NERUCA)
Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced the renewal of its partnership as the preferred group purchasing organization (GPO) of the North East Regional Urgent Care Association (NERUCA).
NERUCA was formed in 2013 to represent urgent care medicine in the northeast and now represents over 1,000 members in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
“NERUCA prides itself on providing regional advocacy, world class educational opportunities, and cutting edge industry partners to support our centers, allowing us as owners, operators and staff to do the very best for our patients and communities,” said Dr. Anthony Ruvo, President of NERUCA. “This relationship enables us to provide group purchasing solutions that enhance our members’ financial, operational and clinical objectives.”
The partnership gives NERUCA’s members access to Intalere’s urgent care program, which is specifically designed and tailored for urgent care providers with customized solutions that focus on supply chain best practices, enhanced business strategies and predictable positive clinical outcomes. NERUCA members who join Intalere also have access to Northeast Alliance tiers and pricing for even greater cost reduction opportunities.
In addition, Intalere and Medline, NERUCA’s primary medical surgical distributor, will work collaboratively to meet the needs of NERUCA’s members, through their participation in Intalere’s new Urgent Care Connect Program, which offers a quick connection savings opportunities on an initial portfolio of 30 contracts chosen specifically for NERUCA membership .
“NERUCA has been a tremendous partner over the past several years and is a valuable asset in representing the interests of their members. We look forward to continued collaboration with them and Medline to help ensure savings, and the growth and sustainability of their member base,” said Julia McAllister, SVP, Sales and Account Management, Intalere.
Intalere’s mission focuses on elevating the health of healthcare by designing solutions to improve our members’ financial, operational and clinical performance. We empower our customers and deliver measurable results through our highly personalized approach of creating strategies and programs focused on their goals. From managing their entire spend to strategic advisory resources around diagnosing particular areas of concern, our unique provider-owned led allows us to leverage nationally recognized best practices in supply chain and patient outcomes to drive efficiencies for our members. To learn more, visit www.intalere.com.