Profile Definitions and Methodology

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs)

GPO affiliations are provided by Medical Distribution Solutions, Inc. (MDSI) and updated on a monthly basis. The MAX is an online publication of MDSI that provides intelligence regarding IDN and GPO relationships.

  • Primary GPOs are shareholder relationships.
  • Secondary GPOs indicate usage only. Multiple Secondary GPOs may be listed for a hospital.

Clicking on the name of a GPO will create a list of all hospitals for that GPO. Clicking on the web address for a GPO will link the website for that GPO.