Purchasing & Vendor Information

Purchasing Policies

Materiel Management is solely authorized to approve expenses for the purchase of goods and services on behalf of Knox Community Hospital.  All materiel and services, including no-charge samples (excluding drugs) and trials, require a valid purchase order approved by the Director or Buyer.

Knox Community Hospital assumes no responsibility or liability for any unsolicited merchandise or service. 

Information regarding cost or other purchase conditions must be routed through the Materiel Management department. Knox Community Hospital assumes no responsibility or liability for verbal or written agreements made unless accompanied by documentation signed by the Director of Materiel Management or their designee or an appropriate member of our Administrative Team.

Pharmacy Vendor Displays

Vendor displays are to be scheduled and approved by the Pharmacy department. Knox Community Hospital will assess a fee of $50.00 for every display.

Invoices/Payment Terms

All invoices should be addressed to the Accounts Payable Department. To expedite payment, the purchase order should appear on your invoice. Our standard terms are Net 30. Exceptions must be agreed to in writing by the Director of Materiel Management or their designee or an appropriate member of our administrative team.