SSW’s Strategic Sourcing Department consists of over 40 experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of the Ontario healthcare industry, including the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive.
SSW facilitates a wide range of projects for our member and customer hospitals. We specialize in clinical and non-clinical capital equipment, clinical support and diagnostic services, redevelopment and construction projects, advisory services, and surgical products. SSW takes pride in developing strong relationships with our hospitals and the vendor community. In addition to achieving best value for money, while ensuring procurement compliance, we strive to partner with our hospitals in the pursuit of Supply Chain Optimization.
Manage over 2000 strategic sourcing initiatives annually, across clinical and non-clinical areas
Customers have benefited from joining over 90+ regional agreements to help drive down supply costs
Provide regular metrics and visibility regarding capital cost avoidance and operational savings to our members and customers
Maintain an up-to-date central repository of all product and service agreements
Leverage existing vendor agreements to reduce capital and operating costs
Collaborate with other Shared Service Organizations (SSOs) to achieve the best results for patients, and best value for Ontario tax payers
Reviewed December 11, 2020