The Supply Chain Services department at Knox Community Hospital maintains the continuity of supply to support the operation of the hospital.
The following are some of the services we provide:
- Purchasing, receiving, storing and issuing all supplies necessary for maximum patient care
- Information and advice regarding market conditions, product developments, cost and value analysis and the probable effect of these factors upon the operations of the hospital
Our purchases are based on value, recognizing that value represents the combination of quality, service, and cost that assure the greatest ultimate economy to the customer, our patients.
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.
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.
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.