JAGGAER signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bridge Medical GPO which will see the start-up healthcare purchasing organisation leveraging JAGGAER’s spend management procurement platform.
The new partnership, which was officially unveiled today at Gitex, will see JAGGAER provide a SaaS based source-to-pay solution designed to automate routine processes with the help of machine learning enabling global procurement teams to create even more value in both the short and the long term.
JAGGAER was selected ahead of 10 other software platforms thanks to its global best practices and ability to meet the needs of Bridge Medical GPO and its customers.
Bridge Medical GPO is the first Healthcare Group Purchasing Organisation to launch in the UAE. The company has now outlined a plan which will focus on delivering performance optimisation across the entire UAE healthcare sector. This will include implementing industry-best practice for procurement and optimising supply chains to bring increased commercial benefits to hospitals, distributors, and providers in the region.
Darren Martin, Director of Commercial and Group Operations said, “Powerful Procurement Partners is our value proposition and represents who we are and our promise to our members. We are excited to be signing this MOU today with JAGGAER and working together with Dubai Smart Government to deliver the Vision of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.”
Hany Mosbeh, Vice President of Sales Middle East and Africa, JAGGAER said, “We are delighted to partner with Bridge Medical GPO to help them deliver this unique and innovative service in the Middle East. JAGGAER is committed to focusing on utilising the latest technology and innovation to support organisational procurement goals and this dovetails extremely well with Bridge Medical GPO who have built an excellent business model focused on optimising supply chain costs within the healthcare industry.”
Jim Counts, President and CEO of Bridge Medical GPO, concluded “Speed to value is fundamentally what we deliver for our members, bottom line improvement to hospital profitability is our guarantee.”
JAGGAER’s supports over 120 healthcare organisations around the world by helping them to modernise and transform their procurement capabilities and drive their industry forward.