About Us

Who We Are

Advantus Health Partners is a group purchasing organization whose goal is to ultimately reduce healthcare costs in the United States.  We are a subsidiary of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the 5th largest Catholic health care system in the US, and have years of expertise in the area of effective group purchasing.  With our advanced operational model, we offer a portfolio of solutions to further drive value beyond contracting, including:

  • Clinically aligned standardization and strategic options
  • Leveraged logistics throughput model for minimal costs
  • Advance digital supply chain insights and procure to pay workflow
  • Scale to drive lower costs

Our Mission and Vision

Our Vision: Inspired by God, and driven by innovation, we will align the healthcare digital and physical supply chain with leading-edge operations centered on exemplary patient care.

Our Mission: We extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by always providing the right products, services, and business intelligence at the right time and place. We uphold best in class quality and cost efficiencies to sustain our global mission to care for those in need, especially people who are poor, dying, and underserved.

Our Values: 

  • Human Dignity – We commit to uphold the sacredness of life and to be respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Integrity -We commit to act ethically and to model right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.
  • Compassion – We commit to accompany those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that “being with” is as important as “doing for.”
  • Stewardship & Fortitude – We commit to promote the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including the Earth itself.
  • Service – We commit to provide the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.

Meet Us

Our Strategic Sourcing Group manages the contract portfolio.  This group initiates new system-wide contracts and manages existing contracts and is inclusive of the staff needed to manage pharmacy sourcing and capital, as well. 

Our Operations Team will provide operational excellence in order to effectively and efficiently manage supply chain integrations.  It facilitates the implementation of the contracts for each participating entity and is responsible for maximizing supply chain savings.

Our Clinical Integration Team will provide support for the excellent delivery of health care by using evidence-based patient outcome data to drive high-quality product selection, decrease variation in practice and standardize the use of products while controlling costs.