Partnership gives CalDerm members access to discount pricing and other valuable resources
ROSEVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aesyntix Physician Network (APN), a group purchasing organization (GPO) for dermatologists, today announced it has been selected as the exclusive GPO by the California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (CalDerm).
Through the partnership, CalDerm members now have access to discount pricing on thousands of medical/surgical supplies, as well as other popular business products and services.
APN, a subsidiary of Aesyntix Health, Inc., is the leading GPO designed specifically to help dermatology practices improve profitability and efficiency with contract pricing and other practice management resources. APN currently has approximately 560 members in 31 states, many of which who are currently saving thousands of dollars annually through APN contracts.
"As a dermatologist operating in today's business environment, I'm constantly looking for ways to increase my savings and profitability. I thought I was doing pretty well with my previous distributor, but switching to Aesyntix Physician Network pricing has saved me nearly 40 percent off my medical and surgical supplies. Honestly, I was shocked with that level of savings," said Jerry Potozkin, M.D., past president and current board member of CalDerm. "APN is a great resource for CalDerm members--and any dermatologist, for that matter--seeking discount pricing on a range of medical and business products and services."
“CalDerm is a leading organization helping to advance the patient-doctor relationship through a number of programs and services,” said Thom Schildmeyer, president of Aesyntix Health. “The selection of APN as its exclusive GPO underscores their commitment to help dermatology practices improve profitability and efficiency, and ultimately their patient service. We look forward to serving and delivering value to CalDerm’s membership.”
Upon joining APN, members gain access to:
- A broad portfolio of purchasing agreements for commonly-used products such as sutures, surgical blades, laboratory supplies, pharmaceuticals, adhesives, tapes and dressings, exam gloves, safety needles and syringes, and more.
- Discount pricing on popular business products and services including wireless phone service, shipping and mailing services, office furniture, equipment and supplies, computer hardware and peripherals, reception area magazines, and more.
- A suite of business and contract management tools.
CalDerm members interested in joining APN, estimating their potential cost savings and/or enrolling in the GPO program—at no cost, no obligation—can contact an APN representative at (916) 791-9500 or [email protected].
CalDerm, the California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery is the only organization that exclusively represents all California Dermatologists before the state legislature, state regulatory agencies and monitors the insurance industry. CalDerm serves the profession of Dermatology in California in many important ways, including state legislative and regulatory representation, key physician member committees, professional and educational development, and communication and outreach. For more information, visit www.calderm.org.
About Aesyntix Health
Aesyntix Health, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for dermatologists, is dedicated to helping physicians enhance the lives of their patients. Through two business divisions, Aesyntix Billing Solutions (revenue cycle management) and Aesyntix Physician Network (group purchasing organization), the company offers dermatology and plastics surgery businesses a range of services to help streamline business operations, improve financial results, and strengthen overall practice performance. In addition, Aesyntix Health works closely with industry manufacturers, distributors, and other partners to deliver greater value throughout the medical supply chain. For more information, visit www.aesyntix.com.
Clark Avery, 916-791-9500
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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Practice Management Health Hospitals Medical Supplies Managed Care