Ambulatory Surgery Center’s IT Contracts Reviewed; $7.8M in Annual Savings Identified

Situation

A large ambulatory surgery center (ASC) company had over 32 IT Resource Firms providing IT contracting resources with high-rate variance and steep markups. The company was looking to streamline contracting processes, reduce costs and increase the FTE-to-contractor ratio.

Approach

AArete identified key vendor partners, established competitive rate cards, aligned hardware and software discounts to market, drove contract compliance, and developed a Value Added Reseller (VAR) strategy.

Results

Through detailed analysis and incumbent vendor negotiation, AArete established savings of 12.4%, or $7.8M annually.