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How Group Purchasing Organizations Reduce Healthcare Procurement Costs in a Highly Competitive Market

Daniel O'Brien, Jon Leibowitz, and Russell Anello
The Antitrust Source
June 14, 2017

The debate over how to stem rising healthcare costs has taken center stage. Because group purchasing organizations play an integral role in the medical supply chain, questions of whether they operate competitively and whether they reduce healthcare costs have increased urgency. This article examines empirical evidence and applies economic analysis to assess these questions.