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Health Resource Services
& MHA Ventures

Focusing on You so You Can Focus on Your Patients

From group purchasing savings and peer-to-peer insights to expert spend and supply chain management solutions, Health Resource Services (HRS) partners with you to deliver on your promise of quality care. HRS leverages the collective purchasing power of their member network to negotiate great pricing on products and services. As a provider-owned GPO, they believe you should never have to make a choice between profitability and patient care. That’s their promise to you and your communities.

Healthcare providers face increased operating costs each year. Along with the pressure to cut costs, patients also want better care outcomes. Western Healthcare Alliance’s (WHA) GPO program can help! Through this unique partnership, HRS (a Premier Certified Sponsor) and Montana Hospital Association (MHA) Ventures work closely with WHA members to ensure you have access to the products, information, and solutions to operate more efficiently and effectively, while providing quality, cost effective care in your community.


Will Monk
Regional Manager
Health Resource Services

Fact Sheets

About These Partners

Who is HRS?

Health Resource Services (HRS) is a national group purchasing organization (GPO). They leverage the combined buying power of members to purchase products, equipment, and services you already use at a discount. They negotiate contracts and offer WHA members reduced pricing on thousands of business critical items and resources. They also provide ancillary services to optimize spend and operational efficacy.

Who is MHA Ventures?

MHA Ventures is the for-profit subsidiary of the Montana Hospital Association (MHA). They help their membership improve patient care, reduce operating costs, and strengthen their financial viability through customizable and flexible programs tailored to fit each member’s individual needs.

Who is Premier?

Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of more than 4,400 US hospitals and health systems and nearly 250,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare from the inside out – making it smarter, faster, and better. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and consulting and other services, they enable better healthcare and outcomes at lower costs. They play a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, helping to shape everything from healthcare policy for populations to quality of life for patients. They do this by collaborating with members and leveraging the power of data and technology and consulting platform to co-develop innovative, long-term solutions that are reinventing and improving the way care is delivered to patients nationwide.

Education & Resources

Group Purchasing Program

HRS Advantages – Save You Time & Money

HRS and Premier bring the best of service to WHA members and together form a powerful network of providers. With access to hundreds of vendors, WHA members enjoy reduced pricing on quality services and supplies. As a Premier Certified Sponsor, HRS provides you with industry leading pricing that directly impacts your bottom line.

  • Over 3,100 Agreements encompassing medical-surgical, pharmacy, nutrition, laboratory, facilities, purchased services, office supplies, information technology, diagnostic imaging, and more.
  • Over 200,000 Members Strong including rural hospitals, IDN health systems, acute care hospitals, surgery centers, clinics, senior living facilities, psychiatric facilities, colleges and universities, K-12 schools, dentists, and more!
  • Custom Solutions Access to a full suite of spend management and supply chain solutions. They can design a strategy that gets you the measurable results you need.

HRS is Constantly Evolving & Continually Improving to Better Serve You

As the demands on our members grow, HRS expands its strategic network, member offerings, and business capabilities. Their big-picture approach allows our members to stay focused on the day-to-day operations that create a better patient experience.

Over 200 Field Staff & Specialists

Get onsite expert training and support you need. From benchmarking and planning to implementation and tracking.

Creating a Brighter Future for our Communities

One provider at a time. One patient at a time.

HRS offers an extensive portfolio of member-driven contracts from brand-name suppliers as well as tailored guidance to boost your revenues and deliver personalized, value-based care.

They are more than a GPO, HRS is the partner and advocate you need to propel your business into the future.

HRS Goes the Extra Mile… Literally

HRS is one of a handful of GPOs that have a national team of dedicated field staff. Their representatives focus on helping you save across the entirety of your organization. They’ll help you get up and running, choose the right contracts, and identify non-labor opportunities for savings through discounts or enhanced performance.
Your representative is only a phone call away and will even provide in-person support when and where you need it.

Success Begins with Access

How their partnerships work for you.

At HRS, they go beyond their duties as a GPO. For over 30 years, their leadership team has worked tirelessly to cultivate an extensive network of powerful regional and national partnerships that gives members access to the comprehensive supply chain and spend management strategy, tools, and specialist guidance needed to stay ahead of market trends, increase profitability, and improve outcomes.

In addition to their affiliations with Premier, their strong relationships with well-known distributors, suppliers, and service providers allow members to leverage discounts on a wide range of quality healthcare and business-critical products and resources.


Will Monk
Regional Manager
Health Resource Services

Fact Sheet