St. Joseph’s Health System Group Purchasing Organization originated in 1992 as a non-profit program and system-wide approach to supporting the needs of our three hospitals, two long term care facilities, and home care organization in two niche categories, capital equipment and food.
Over the years, SJHS-GPO has grown significantly and is now national in scope, representing over 400 member facilities across Canada. For over 26 years, the SJHS-GPO team has been pioneering advancements in procurement.
The organization regularly supports governments across Canada. At present, it is the lead healthcare capital procurement agent for all of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and the Yukon Territory. The membership is comprised of academic health centres, community and rural hospitals, long term care facilities, shared services organizations,