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Oct 06, 2021 • 2 min Read • Press release
SRHO and Panda partner to accelerate digital transformation of health care
Panda Health, a marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of digital health technologies, today announced it has entered into a new contract with SRHO, the National Association of Strategic Regional Healthcare Organizations, to accelerate digital transformation.
The agreement recognizes the struggles that health care organizations have in navigating the overwhelming demand for digital health solutions. Panda’s platform helps health care organizations to source, procure, and deploy digital health solutions economically, safely, and at speed.
“We are excited to welcome Panda Health to our Initiative Partners network and look forward to seeing the impact that they will have for our Members and the over 350 Affiliate Hospitals and Health Systems that are part of SRHO as well as the patients that they serve. This partnership presents a tremendous opportunity for our Affiliates to optimize their digital health transformation efforts by utilizing an expedited – yet thorough – process that focuses strategy, identifies best-in-class solutions, and maximizes value.” – Mark Tribbett, Chief Executive Officer at SRHO
“Partnering with SRHO expands Panda’s ability to improve health care delivery and experiences for patients and providers,” said David Harvey, CEO of Panda. “We are excited to collaborate with the National Association to bring best-in-class technologies to leading health care organizations around the country.”
Through its marketplace, Panda vets and assesses digital health technologies across dozens of different categories and invites those suppliers that meet their rigorous functional, technical, and service requirements to participate in the marketplace. Health systems using the Panda marketplace shop and procure the technologies that meet their specific needs and Panda assists with the selection, implementation, and ongoing contract management. By offering a catalog of standardized supplier contracts and support services, Panda is able to deliver on its commitment to significantly reduce vendor selection and procurement cycle times, usually by more than half.
About Panda Health
Panda Health is a marketplace that transforms how health systems discover, procure, and implement digital innovations that make life better for consumers. Formed in 2020 as an independent company, Panda was founded through a partnership between three leading health systems, CentraCare, Gundersen Health System, and ThedaCare, with the development and investment firm Fitzroy Health.
About SRHO – The National Association
SRHO, representing over 350 Hospitals and Health Care Systems, was created to produce value for its Members that radically impacts the delivery of healthcare by enabling opportunities in cost reduction, revenue enhancement, clinical integration and clinical excellence.
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