Allentown, Pa. (June 29, 2016) – AllSpire Health Partners today announced the formation of a group purchasing organization (GPO) by six of its health systems.

The new entity, AllSpire Health GPO, LLC, will help manage expenses by aggregating purchasing volumes, streamlining supplier negotiations and implementing efficiencies across the supply chain. The goal is to enhance strategic sourcing to drive economic improvements and use data management to identify clinical optimization and revenue opportunities, while maintaining access to quality products and services needed by providers and their patients.