Supply Chain Services

CHA, with its group purchasing partner Vizient, leverages the volume purchasing power of children's hospitals to reduce supply costs for enrolled hospitals. The program offers:

  • A comprehensive portfolio of national purchasing agreements
  • Aggregation of hospitals' purchasing volumes resulting in millions of dollars in savings
  • A dedicated account management and custom contracting team
  • Support in adopting standardization programs returning rebates to participating hospitals each year
  • Operational benchmarking program to identify best practices, reduce waste and maximize productivity through review of actionable, repeatable metrics with peers


CHA member hospitals interested in the program may email

How to become a supplier

The association has partnered with Vizient, the nation’s leading group purchasing organization, to provide a contracting portfolio that addresses the unique needs of children's hospitals.

Suppliers seeking a contractual relationship with Vizient should review information at   


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