Client Success Story

PLUS, Supply Chain Solutions, A QHR Health Company, Client Success Story: Bear Valley Community Healthcare District


Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (BVCHD), a critical access hospital with nine acute and 21 skilled nursing facility (SNF) beds in California’s San Bernardino County, has net patient revenue of $29.8 million and a total annual spend of more than $2 million on medical and surgical supply. The hospital wanted a GPO that delivered competitive cost savings and a high-level of service.

QHR Health Solutions

BVCHD chose PLUS™ Supply Chain Solutions, one of QHR Health’s shared services that strengthens independent community healthcare.


In 2021, PLUS™ Supply Chain Solutions delivered estimated cost savings of 12.5 percent to Bear Valley Community Healthcare District plus value-added services, including:

  • Through the PLUS™ Supply Chain Solutions Strategic Sourcing Program, access to Envision Healthcare to meet their Locums and staffing needs in areas such as emergency room physicians and to MD Buyline to optimize price for major capital purchases.
  • Identification of an additional 9.7 percent savings based on market share optimization for facility and group tier contracts.
  • Material management initiatives to increase distribution contract performance by 10+ percent and decrease off-contract spend by 6.7 percent from 2020 to 2021.

Client Quote

“PLUS™ Supply Chain Solutions has done an outstanding job for Bear Valley Community Healthcare District not only in pricing and supply chain interruptions but a host of other value-added services that [a competitor GPO] did not offer when I was with them.”
Evan Rayner
Bear Valley Community Healthcare District

“I’m thrilled PLUS™ Supply Chain Solutions – together with the Bear Valley Leadership team – delivered 12.5 percent cost savings while simultaneously helping us to manage inflation and supply chain disruptions.”
Garth Hamblin
Bear Valley Community Healthcare District

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