All products, services and equipment purchased by HealthEast facilities must be approved through the HealthEast Value Analysis Program, Pharmacy and Therapeutics' Committee, or Purchasing department. The HealthEast Purchasing department should be contacted for information.
All products submitted to HealthEast for evaluation or trial will be provided at no cost unless authorized by the Purchasing department or Corporate Director Pharmacy prior to use. HealthEast will not access a charge for products provided at no cost.
All items processed for return and/or credit not picked up within 30 days following the date the vendor is notified will become the property of HealthEast at no charge. The HealthEast Purchasing department will be responsible for appropriate disposition of these items.
The HealthEast logo, HealthEast name and the names of HealthEast employees may not be used relative to product promotion without the permission of the System Director of Materials Management.
Medical supplies and equipment
All deliveries to HealthEast Hospitals must be processed through the facility's receiving area and reference a valid purchase order number. HealthEast is not responsible for unauthorized orders (orders not placed by, or recognized by the HealthEast Purchasing department). An exception is made when the Purchasing department authorizes deliveries directly to departments. In these cases, the sales representative will forward delivery/receiving paper work to the receiving area after delivery.
All equipment brought in for evaluation must reference a Purchase Order issued by the HealthEast Purchasing department and comply with HealthEast Biomedical policy for equipment. The Evaluation Purchase Order must be referenced on all delivery and shipping documents. All equipment brought in for evaluation, including hand delivered items, must be processed through the facility's receiving area.