The Word ‘GPO’ Is About to Become an Official Misnomer: Fallout From the Novation MedAssets Deal

Posted by Brian Chapman on November 9, 2015

I was at a conference on medtech key account management, pricing and contracting when the announcement of the Novation MedAssets deal became public. Private-equity firm Pamplona Capital Management will pay $2.7 billion for MedAssets, a group purchasing organization (GPO). No better place to spend a few minutes contemplating the future than in this setting.

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