Dr Sanjeev K Singh, Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

Amrita Institute is a 1250-bed university teaching hospital established in 1998. We are ranked as No. 1 private university in the country and we are accredited by NAAC (A+), NABH, NABL, ISO 9K, 14K, and 18K. The vision of our institution toward equipment procurement and growth is to create customer satisfaction by providing value and efficiency to each purchase request while adhering to sound business practices. We strive to improve the performance of healthcare system through systematic improvements in quality, effectiveness, and coverage of health services through effective equipment supply chain management and growth.

Our vision of providing world-class services at affordable cost serves as the framework for our healthcare services and guides every aspect of it by describing what we need to accomplish in order to continue achieving sustainable, quality growth in inventory management and delivery of internationally benchmarked outcomes.

While doing this, we must make every effort to be inclusive of diverse vendors in the countries where we conduct our business. We recognize that vendor diversity creates a competitive advantage and positively impacts the global community. Our team believes that future success depends on enabling diverse businesses to share the growth in the global market, which ensures best technology acquisition, appropriate vendor selection, and evaluation at the best price. We strive to serve the best interests in our overall professional procurement practices and act ethically, and with integrity, discretion, honesty, and professionalism.

At Amrita, through a central purchase policy, we aim to deliver excellent service, value, and expertise to our internal partners and stakeholders through a managed process and a high-performing, innovative, and diverse supply base. AIMS works to achieve excellence in providing proactive administrative support services to the hospital, so that accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, and performance are optimized.

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