Our mission is to provide services that add value and improvement in support of patient care for UCLA Health. The Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Department strives to become an acknowledged leader among service providers, recognized for innovative, high quality and cost effective approaches to meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations. The Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Department takes pride in applying our core values:
UCLA Health and Procurement & Strategic Sourcing have always strived to lower costs and increase operational efficiency in healthcare supply chain. In order to accomplish this vital mission, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing partners with Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), the industry leader in supply chain automation and neutral electronic trading exchanges.
Through this collaboration, UCLA Health has earned GHX’s Best 50 2016 Award for Supply Chain Excellence. To qualify for this award, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing has processed more than 10,000 purchase order lines annually and ranks in the top 50 among 4,000 hospitals in the United States and Canada in price/product SKU/item UOM accuracy. This distinction represents UCLA Health’s commitment to clinical efficacy and improving patient care.