Medibuy provides significant value to manufacturers and distributors by providing targeted
access to a major healthcare marketplace, enabling end-to-end e-commerce transactions and data
capture. Medibuy creates the common link between manufacturers, distributors, local facilities,
IDNs and GPOs. When you integrate with Medibuy, your products are more likely to become an
integral component of healthcare providers' purchasing.
By automating purchasing transaction processes, Medibuy also helps improve the quality and
efficiency of your business. Medibuy's supply chain solutions enable suppliers to focus attention
on doing what they do best -- delivering world-class healthcare products and services.
Medibuy's product and service offering to suppliers is implemented in phases.
Phase I -- Basic System Connectivity
Initially, Medibuy will focus on basic system connectivity -- establishing an EDI or XML connection
between healthcare providers and suppliers via the Medibuy Marketplace. Our objective is to increase the
number of electronic trading partners by converting phone/fax to electronic orders, where
appropriate. To accomplish this goal, Medibuy is integrating healthcare providers and suppliers with one system
connectivity solution. Once completed, this one-to-many connection will increase the number of
electronic trading partners and the percentage of electronic orders without adding incremental expense.
Benefits to suppliers for joining the Medibuy Marketplace:
- Access to an established healthcare provider marketplace -- relationships with 42% of the US acute care market
- Synchronizes processes and technology between healthcare providers and suppliers
- Drives end-to-end supply chain efficiencies
Phase II -- On-Line Catalog
After our system connectivity process is complete, suppliers will engage in Phase II, Medibuy's
on-line catalog. Medibuy intends to offer our healthcare providers basic product information
provided by the suppliers to encourage on-line healthcare provider purchasing.
Suppliers may provide additional marketing information such as white papers, brochures, video and
audio clips, product training, etc., maintained by supplier organizations thus ensuring accurate
up-to-date information. If available from the supplier, Medibuy will also have
the ability to provide real-time pricing and availability information via an XML link.
Phase II Benefits:
- Improves supplier and provider productivity relating to the procurement process
- Enables fast and easy updates to product information; potentially reduces product literature expense
- Provides product branding opportunities to end-users and decision makers
- Provides vehicle for end-user product training
For more information, contact our Supplier Sales Team
or see Integration Services.