JAGGAER Pens Partnership with Bridge Medical GPO at GITEX
The MOU will see JAGGAER provide Source to Pay solutions to streamline Bridge Medical GPO’s procurement processes
Consistency and visibility across all spend categories, next generation analytics, insights, flexibility and agility among the key attributes of the JAGGAER ONE platform
JAGGAER has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bridge Medical GPO Trading LLC which will see the start-up healthcare purchasing organisation leveraging JAGGAER’s spend management procurement platform.
L-R: Abdulqader Ramkooni, Director of Government Relations, JAGGAER, Hany Mosbeh, Vice President Sales MEA, JAGGAER, Jim Counts, President and CEO, Bridge Medical, Rashed S. AlFadala, General Manager, Bridge Medical, Tallal Al Mutawa, Director of Finance and Administration, Bridge Medical, Darren Martin, Director of Commercial and Group Operations, Bridge Medical
The new partnership, which was officially unveiled today at GITEX Technology Week 2021, 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 (GPO) 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 & 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 organizational 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.
About JAGGAER: Procurement Simplified
We drive customer value for buyers and sellers through our global connected network served by offices located in the Americas, APAC, Asia and EMEA. JAGGAER develops and provides comprehensive source-to-settle SaaS-based solutions, including advanced Spend Analytics, Category Management, Supplier Management, Sourcing, Contracts, eProcurement, Invoicing, Supply Chain Management and Inventory Management. These all reside on a single platform, JAGGAER ONE. JAGGAER has pioneered spend management solutions for more than 25 years and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and stakeholders in all industry sectors, public services and academia.