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National IPA/Vizient

Purchasing Services is a current participant with National IPA. National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization serving over 45,000 education institutions and public sector agencies nationwide. Through our participation with National IPA, the University of Pennsylvania has access to contracts for products and services based on the national buying power.  The portfolio of contracts from National IPA also includes contracts awarded and made available by Vizient (formerly Novation), the largest healthcare group purchasing organization in the world.

Contact Information

Supplier Contact Information
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Phone #: (770) 265-0262

Vizient Contract Supplier Commodity
surgical instruments
Amerisource Bergen
Boston Scientfic Corporation
GI lab biliary and peripheral vascular products
Curtis Bay Energy
infectious waste removal
Diagnostica Stago, Inc
coagulation equipment
Fujifilm Sonosite Inc.
ultrasound equipment and supplies
sterilizers and consumables
cleaning and decontamination equipment

Hospira Worldwide

IV systems, sets and solutions/

specialty infusion pumps/


IBA Molecular North America, Inc.
diagnostic products
Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy
veterinary diagnostic products
lactation/breast pumps
Omnicell medical dispensing systems
Owens and Minor
medical surgical supplies
Patterson Medical
orthopedic supplies
sensititre products
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Incorporated
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Incorporated
Dade Behring products
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Incorporated
Bayer Corporation items
Source One Imaging Distribution
Xray equipment and services
Stericycle infectious waste removal
U S Foodservice
food services