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QHR Health & Idaho Hospital Association Partner to Strengthen Idaho Hospitals

Strategic partnership includes advantage pricing on supply chain, education and financial services

BOISE, ID – The Idaho Hospital Association and QHR Health, a leading shared service solutions provider for independent hospitals and health systems nationwide, proudly announce a strategic partnership to strengthen Idaho’s hospitals. The partnership was formed to bring additional value to Idaho hospitals through education, financial services and supply chain solutions.

For more than 40 years, QHR Health has worked with independent hospitals to achieve results and keep healthcare local, building tech-enabled shared services to create and leverage economies of scale. The centerpiece of the partnership is PLUSTM Supply Chain Solutions. The PLUSTM team of experts in pharmacy, material management, strategic sourcing, savings initiatives and client success works with leaders at hospitals and health systems, helping them to drive efficiencies in contract, spend and leveraged savings opportunities of 8-12 percent.

In 2020 and 2021, 28 new facilities chose PLUSTM as their GPO partner. Nearly all (99%) PLUS TM clients choose to renew their relationship. In 2021, HealthTrust awarded PLUSTM its annual operational excellence award for our commitment to implementing best practices in streamlining and maximizing supply chain operations and cost-savings initiatives.

To learn more about how PLUSTM Supply Chain Solutions helps independent hospitals save 8-12 percent and manage inflation and supply chain disruptions, join the educational webinar, IHA and QHR Health Partnership: Bringing Value to Idaho Hospitals through Education, Financial Services and Supply Chain Solutions, on September 26th, 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain.

The strategic partnership also features advantaged pricing on Medicare cost report preparation, ResolutionRCMTM revenue cycle assessment and the Critical Access Hospital Cost Reporting Boot Camp held in June at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine campus.

For more information, contact Jen Essenmacher at jessenmacher@qhr.com.