News and Updates

Thursday, December 1, 2016

To say this has been a year packed with change would be a massive understatement. When it comes to healthcare supply chain, I can’t remember a year quite like 2016, and I’ve been a healthcare executive a long time. We saw several of the large national GPO players either merge, rebrand or shift focus (or in some cases, all of the above) to match the demands of legislation, new payment reimbursement models, quality improvement and innovation. This included our national GPO partner of many years, MedAssets.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Over the 45 years APS has served Kansas and Missouri hospitals, the industry has experienced significant growth and change. This year certainly marks some of the largest changes ever seen in the healthcare Group Purchasing Organization market. The merger of VHA, Inc. and University HealthSystem Consortium last year into the newly-formed Vizient combined two power-house organizations.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

APS Staffing has proudly added Aerotek to its diverse agency portfolio. Aerotek is a global leader in administrative and support staffing for many types of industries, including healthcare. Aerotek is the #1 U.S. provider of office and clerical staffing, enjoying partnerships with more than 17,000 companies.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Missouri hospitals are able to partner with APS Regional Services vendor, Class Action Capital, to participate in the Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation. This $6+ billion settlement fund is for the benefit of companies that accepted any Visa-Branded Cards or MasterCard-Branded Cards in the U.S. from 2004 - 2014.

Monday, March 21, 2016

The APS Staffing Program has added a unique solution to help solve your staffing challenges. At a time when demand for nurses is rising due to our aging population and healthcare regulations, hospitals are faced with difficult-to-fill nursing positions. Many hospitals are successfully solving this challenge by recruiting international nurses.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Join our Webinar Feb. 16  to Review Active Settlement Refund Opportunities

Feb. 3, 2016—APS, a jointly owned services company of the the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) and Kansas Hospital Association (KHA), is excited to announce that we have partnered with Class Action Capital, a market leader in class action settlement claim management.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Check out a new article, Kansas Hospitals say they've got Supply Chain Covered, on Healthcare Finance News featuring APS CEO, Dennis L. George. The article puts APS on the national stage by taking a look at how APS strengthens the healthcare supply chain for Kansas hospitals.