SciQuest Inc., whose focus is on the procurement potential of academic, healthcare and research-centric organizations, and Provista, a multi-industry group purchasing and business solutions organization for more than 12,000 higher education and healthcare customers, have partnered.
"This partnership gives universities, colleges and hospitals access to Provista's pre-negotiated contracts in the familiar online shopping environment offered by SciQuest's on-demand e-procurement platform," says Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. "Through SciQuest, Provista's customers are provided with a surefire way to bring spend under management and capitalize on the cumulative buying power Provista has through the world's leading suppliers."
SciQuest serves 70 well-known colleges and universities, including Cornell, Johns Hopkins and Notre Dame. SciQuest procurement and supplier enablement solutions also serve many leading research-centric organizations, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms and healthcare organizations, including Baylor College of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The Scripps Research Institute.
Provista provides its customers an extensive contract services portfolio available, offering more than $33.1bn in combined annual purchasing power to meet the needs of universities and colleges nationwide as well as healthcare systems, hospitals and medical facilities.
"SciQuest's e-procurement solution provides the ideal platform from which our contracts can be automated and managed to better serve our customers," says Eldon Petersen, president of Provista. "We are constantly seeking opportunities to help customers realize cost savings with less effort."
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