Better for the community, 
better for health 
and better for 
your bottom line

Where synergy is more than just a buzzword

Vanderbilt Health Purchasing Collaborative uses targeted contracting, proven best practices and coordinated resources to create efficient and cost-effective programs.

The result? A sustainable supply chain that contributes to the overall success of the collective and individual organizations.

Our Services

  • Procurement/Sourcing Aggregation and Enhancement
  • Clinical Variation and Value Analysis
  • Best Practice Adoption and Education
  • Data Management 
Services
  • Price Benchmarking and 
Capital Budget Reviews

Strategies that yield results

  • Clinical

    Adopt evidence-based decisions
    Utilize multidisciplinary collaboration
    Minimize impact on quality and safety

  • Operations

    Continually assess contract portfolio

    Maximization of technology solutions

    Centralize contracting and procurement services

    Establish and measure performance metrics

  • Costs

    Drive contract compliance

    Perform routine benchmarking

    Explore vendor partnerships for bidirectional value

  • Revenue

    Align contract work with focused growth initiatives

    Adopt routine utilization review to reduce variation

    Explore alternative service models

  • Meet our Team

    Our leadership team represents a diverse array of clinical, administrative and supply chain expertise. This combination of skill and experience allows our leaders to plan and drive the organization’s vital initiatives and better serve the needs of the collaborative.

    Teresa L. Dail, RN, BSN, CMRP
    President

    Teresa began her career in the clinical realm as a nurse. Later, she transitioned to supply chain as a clinical resource manager in a seven-hospital system. Currently, Teresa is responsible for operations for logistics, distribution, contracting, systems, purchasing, accounts payable, capital, linen, clinical engineering, travel, and other disbursement services for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Clinical Enterprise.

    Dena R. McCormick, RN, BSN
    Vice President

    Dena has 25+ years of healthcare and group purchasing expertise. She is a registered nurse with a focus on wound care and has served as a program director, client executive, and supply chain director. She has specific expertise in sales, client management, financial goal obtainment, customer service, and contract negotiation.

    It's time to
    From your supply chain.
    We can help.