RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2019--
Owens & Minor, Inc., a global healthcare solutions company, announced
today that it has signed a multi-year medical and surgical supply
distribution agreement with Scripps Health, a $3.2 billion private,
nonprofit, integrated health system based in San Diego, California.
Scripps ranks among the top health systems in the nation and treats more
than 750,000 patients annually. Under terms of the five-year agreement,
Owens & Minor will serve the five acute-care hospital campuses and the
non-acute care, outpatient centers and clinics that comprise the Scripps
system in Southern California.
“Scripps is intensely focused on providing the highest standards of
excellence and care for our patients,” said Cecile Hozouri, AVP, Supply
Chain Management for Scripps Health. “We sought a strategic supply chain
partner who will enable us to achieve real and lasting improvement in
delivering products to the point of care. We know that every element of
what we do is critical to supporting our mission of excellence in
The health system was seeking a long-term supply chain partner that
could provide low unit of measure, just-in-time supply distribution as
well as the more complex services necessary for clinical and
non-clinical areas that support patient-centered care.
“Owens & Minor earned this agreement because we will help Scripps
advance their supply chain capabilities throughout their system,” said
Jeff Hastings, SVP, Distribution Solutions for Owens & Minor. “Our
vision and strategy are closely aligned with Scripps, as we are
committed to supporting our provider customers as they deliver
exceptional patient care.”
Owens & Minor will serve the Scripps system from one of its top
performing distribution centers located in Ontario, California, starting
in March 2019. Financial details of the agreement were not made public.
About Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor, Inc. is a global healthcare solutions company with
integrated technologies, products, and services aligned to deliver
significant and sustained value for healthcare providers and
manufacturers across the continuum of care. With 17,000 dedicated
teammates serving healthcare industry customers in 90 countries, Owens &
Minor helps to reduce total costs across the supply chain by optimizing
episode and point-of-care performance, freeing up capital and clinical
resources, and managing contracts to optimize financial performance. A
FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor was founded in 1882 in Richmond,
Virginia, where it remains headquartered today. The company now has
distribution, production, customer service and sales facilities located
across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. For more information
about Owens & Minor, visit owens-minor.com,
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Source: Owens & Minor, Inc.
Truitt Allcott, 804-723-7555
Director, Media Relations