VHA supply deal.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
VHA expands Opportunity group purchasing program to include laboratory product contracts. Program members agree under rules of the program to have 90% of all their lab products distributed through Allegiance Healthcare Corp.'s Scientific Products division and to purchase 95% of covered products from participating manufacturers. VHA reports that ten laboratory device manufacturers, including Becton Dickinson, Corning, Dade, Erie Scientific and International Technidyne, are offering products in the program and can anticipate annual sales increases of $180 mil. to $300 mil. overall...
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