CNECT: A Member-First Organization
CNECT is a national group purchasing organization (GPO) that helps you get access to competitive supplier discounts by negotiating contracts on your organization’s behalf.
When you become a CNECT GPO member you benefit from tailor-made supply chain solutions designed to help you realize your organization’s full potential and achieve your financial goals.
Although we have a long history in the healthcare sector, we’re a GPO that works in collaboration with members in all types of industry and hold your success at the center of everything we do. We consider our members to be partners, and our team to be an extension of theirs.
The CNECT Mission
Our mission is to empower members with industry-leading contracts, resources, and expertise that drive supply chain efficiencies, improve operations, and support them in achieving their goals.
CNECT and the Family of Companies
CNECT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Center Partners of Southern California, a 501(C)(3) premier consortium of primary healthcare organizations and the voice and advocate for its members, who serve the health needs of communities throughout Southern California.
Health Center Partners consists of a family of four companies that work collaboratively to help members improve operational efficiencies and deliver high-quality healthcare. Learn more about the family of companies' work by reading Health Center Partners' FY20/21 Impact Report.
CNECT's Relationship with Community Health Centers
Since our inception in 1979, CNECT has been driven by a commitment to championing and furthering the cause of community health centers and improving the lives of those they serve. As of 2021, community health centers served 1 in 11 people in the U.S. Their work is crucial to millions, and we are extremely proud to support them.
CNECT is part of a social enterprise that empowers community health centers through various means, including advocating
on behalf of community health centers at the state and federal level; implementing progressive collaborative programs impacting care outcomes, such as our Emergency Preparedness and Response Program; and uniting community health centers for
the common purpose of advancing standards of quality care, improving health outcomes, and reducing costs through our clinically integrated network.
CNECT’s Partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
CNECT is proud to be partnered with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) as their exclusive GPO partner. This collaborative partnership allows us to leverage combined resources, advocate together, and magnify our support for community health centers. By joining forces, we aim to advance the health center movement and support the clinical, operational, and financial goals of community health centers.
To learn more about the value of a NACHC membership, click here.
A Premier Affiliate
CNECT is proud to be an affiliate of Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company and one of the nation’s largest GPOs. Our affiliation with Premier Inc. enables our members to harness more than $82 billion of purchasing power and access an outstanding portfolio of contracts offering discounts on more than 2.7 million products.