United Rheumatology GPO

Created with you and your practice in mind
United Rheumatology’s GPO is focused on you, the provider. Our multi-disciplinary approach spans the continuum of disease state specialties. Supporting independent rheumatologists by giving them access to competitive pricing for a wide selection  of specialty pharmaceuticals as well as an array of practice resources , United Rheumatology’s GPO aspires to provide services to maintain sustainability, economic growth and autonomy.
With you, your practice and, most importantly, your patients in mind, United Rheumatology’s GPO strives to support you on different levels, giving you peace of mind when it comes to the financial independence for your practice. Current offerings include, but are not limited to

  • Practice Management Services
  • Group Purchasing Services with access to secure best pricing for biologics and office supplies; with the reduction in the cost of other practice expense
  • Software Support And Best Practices Consulting
  • Inventory Control & Management Solutions
  • Insurance Negotiations

Specialty Pharmaceutical & Bio-Pharmaceutical Purchasing
Due to the scope of product requirements for each specialty provider, our GPO has forged a network of pharmaceutical manufacturer relationships to provide contract acquisition pricing for both branded and generic drugs.
As a member of United Rheumatology GPO, a healthcare provider can access contracted pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical products through the GPO’s distributor partner CuraScript SD.
Administration & Management Services*
The relationship our GPO enjoys with its membership is one of collaborative business partners sharing a singularly aligned objective – the viability and sustainability of the community-based practitioner.  With that end in mind, our GPO has engaged with a number of organizations and businesses to offer its members a variety of products and programs.   These trade relationships are designed to afford GPO members with access to a diverse portfolio of Service Providers.
Practice Business Development*

  • Clinical Trial Participation
  • Tele-Medicine
  • ICD Training
  • PROTOCALL two-way text messaging

Under Development – Benefit*
Management Tools

  • Benefit Management Tool
  • Electronic Prior Authorization

Environmental Services*

  • Document Destruction
  • Document Retention
  • Environmental Services
  • Pest Control
  • Waste
  • Sharps Containers

Clinical Services*

  • Clinical Trial Awareness
  • Anesthesia Management & Consulting
  • Intra-Operative
  • Behavioral Health
  • OR & Perfusion
  • Inpatient/Outpatient Rehabilitation
  • Patient Satisfaction Surveys
  • Instrument & Scope Repair
  • Pharmacy Medication Repackaging
  • Medical Device Reprocessing

Inventory Management*

  • In -Practice Inventory Management Technology

Workforce Services*

  • Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Online Reference Checking
  • Relocation
  • Professional, Administrative & Industrial Staffing

Financial Services*

  • Accounts Receivable Billing
  • AP Audit & Recovery
  • Chargemaster
  • Collection
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Transcription
  • P-cards & e-Payables

Operational Services*

  • Asset Liquidation
  • Food Disposables
  • Capital & Technology Informatics
  • Capital Planning
  • Kitchen Equipment Maintenance
  • Language Translation/Interpretation
  • Outsourced Food & Nutrition
  • Uniform & Facility Rentals
  • Elevator & Escalator Maintenance
  • Advertising & Direct Marketing
  • Equipment Warranty Insurance

Telecom Services*

  • Telecom Audit Service
  • Wireless Products & Services

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  • Med/Surg supplies
  • Wireless Services (for the Office and Employees)
  • Office Max, Delivery & Freight Management
  • Office Equipment & Services
  • IT-Computers & Accessories
  • Staffing Agreements

 * Services provided in collaboration with Matrix GPO


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Whether you have an established practice, you’re fresh out of your fellowship, or you’re a hospital-based rheumatologist considering private practice, United Rheumatology offers the resources and services you need to advance your career and your clinic.


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