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Group Purchasing Organization Information


UH has entered into an agreement with a new Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), Premier/Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), in order to maximize savings while increasing supply chain efficiencies.  The transition process from our former GPO, Novation, is ongoing.

In addition, due to the Premier/GNYHA agreement, UH will now be utilizing Cardinal Health for both pharmaceutical and medical surgical products.

Please click here to visit the Premier website.

Please note that registration is required. To receive access to Premier’s Supply Chain Advisor application, each individual will need to fill out the Registration information located on the Premier Inc. Web site. Registration is quick, and only needs to be done once.

For instructions on how to complete the registration process please click here.

Please click here for instructions on how to conduct a Contract Search.

Please click here for instructions on how to locate equivalent and alternative products.

For assistance , please refer to the contacts listed below:


Premier Solutions
Phone: ( 877) 777-1552

Premier/GNYHA -  Contract Information & General Support
Contact Name: Cathy Cudmore, CMRP
Director, Business Solutions Group
GNYHA Services, Inc. | 555 W. 57th Street, 11th Floor | New York, NY 10019
Phone: (917)-453-6201

Premier/GNYHA - Training & Registration
Contact Name: Babu Paturi “eSourcing”
Phone: (212) 258-5321
Cell: (646) 483-2035

Cardinal Health - Pharmaceutical & Medical Surgical Supply
Contact Name: Marissa Spiegle “Sales Consultant, Northeast Region”
Hospital Sales & Services
Phone: (800)-964-5227
Cell: (917)-951-1485

UH - Agreement/Contract Processing
Contact Name: Vickie Taylor
Management Assistant
Phone: (973) 972-1245