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Avera PACE

Avera PACE

Contact Avera PACE

To learn more about partnering with Avera PACE call 800-657-8095.

Services & Products

Discover how your business can partner with Avera PACE to take advantage of regionalized service and national contracts that provide you with access to high quality products and services at the lowest possible cost.

Comprehensive Business Services & Products

Avera PACE, a division of Avera Health, is a regional group-purchasing organization with a strong presence in the upper Midwest states.

Whether your business is located in a metro or rural community – you can benefit from access to Avera PACE’s cost-effective contracts for group purchasing as well as services such as locum tenens and the Avera Laboratory Network.

Join a diverse group of Avera PACE members, including:

  • Assisted living facilities
  • Behavioral health facilities
  • Business and Industry (manufacturing, finance, etc.)
  • Clinics (medical, dental, ophthalmology, etc.)
  • Educational facilities (child care through college)
  • Home medical equipment facilities
  • Hospitality (hotels and recreation)
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Surgery centers

Group Purchasing

With over 60 years of experience in group purchasing and a sponsorship for Premier, Inc., one of the largest group purchasing organizations in the U.S., Avera PACE provides you with personal service and access to cost-effective contracts, bottom-line savings and quality products from brand-name manufacturers. Discover more about our group purchasing services.

Locum Tenens

When temporary staffing needs arise in your medical facility, rely on Avera PACE locum tenens program to provide short-term placements of credentialed and experienced medical professionals. Learn more about our locum tenens program.

Capital Management Services

New, state-of-the-art equipment often comes with a high price. Find the peace of mind you’re looking for while buying capital when you work with Avera PACE. Our capital team will work to negotiate a better price for you – often saving significant capital dollars for your business.

Anesthesia Labels

Count on our innovative anesthesia drug label system to allow for quick and precise syringe identification during procedures. Avera PACE Anesthesia Labels meet ASTM International color standards, contain no natural rubber latex, are super-adhesive and can be sterilized. Call 800-657-8095 for more information about this excellent risk management tool.

Sales Exchange

If you want to buy, sell or trade business equipment, rely on our Sales Exchange. This program provides Avera PACE members with a place to buy, sell or trade items and equipment from their facilities. For submissions and inquiries, contact Lili Shim at lili.shim@avera.org or 605-322-4658.

Please note that Avera PACE makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the items being purchased, sold or traded through this program.

What Our Partners Say

R T Innes Companies, Grand Forks, ND

"We manage three hotels that save 8 to 12 percent each month on food costs as well as paper and janitorial supplies because of the group purchasing efforts of Avera PACE. I strongly encourage an Avera PACE membership due to the many opportunities it provides to help you save. The representatives take care of nearly all of the setup paperwork and you start to see savings almost immediately. The best part of the program is that most of the vendors already deliver to your properties and drop off the same product, now at a discounted rate."

Mike Brown, Regional Manager

Sisters of Mary of the Presentation Health System, Fargo, ND

"We were able to save significant dollars by belonging to Avera PACE's dietary program. As well, the additional dollars that come back as cash rebates and/or credit memos for meeting various criteria allow us to be cost effective. Since Avera PACE is a shareholder of Premier, Inc., we were able to participate in the US Foods Direct Parent Participation and Utilization Incentive which allows for an additional 1 percent rebate (resulting in annual savings of approximately $16,000 for SMP-LTC)."

Gary L. Bakke, Vice President of Finance

Spencer Hospital, Spencer, IA

"Spencer Hospital has partnered with Avera PACE for many years and has realized savings with aggregate volume purchases in the areas of medical supplies, implants and capital equipment. For example, we saved $40,000, which represents an additional 16 percent savings, on a capital equipment group buy incentive agreement. Partnering with Avera PACE provides a valuable extension to our purchasing team's efforts.”

Karen Brandt, CMRP, Director of Materials Management

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