July 27, 2021 – HealthTrust (Nashville, TN) and Steward Health Care (Dallas, TX), the largest private, physician-owned and led hospital system in the U.S., have announced a long-term extension of the companies’ exclusive agreement for supply chain and GPO support services.
Steward currently operates 39 (44 after the finalization of the recently announced South Florida acquisitions) hospitals around the world, including 34 across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah, as well as five internationally within Malta and Colombia.
“We’re proud to expand our long-standing collaboration with HealthTrust, a valuable business associate aligned to our mission,” said Laura Tortorella, COO of Steward Health Care. “This extended renewal aims to identify additional efficiencies across our expanding supply chains to meet the evolving needs of our valued patients, clinicians and communities.”
“We have greatly appreciated the opportunity to work with Steward since 2016,” stated Ed Jones, president and CEO of HealthTrust. “We are grateful and humbled by their vote of confidence and look forward to continuing to generate value through our GPO and total spend management capabilities.”
HealthTrust serves over 1,600 hospitals and health systems, and more than 55,000 other locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.