To remain competitive in an ever-changing health care market, the University of Mississippi Medical Center continually seeks opportunities to improve its business practices. Using the most timely, efficient and economical methods possible, Supply Chain Management acquires the highest quality supplies, equipment and services for the institution's faculty, staff and students to provide quality patient care, conduct leading-edge research and educate healthcare professionals of the future.
All acquisitions made by Supply Chain Management adhere to and comply with all state and federal laws and all Medical Center policies and procedures.
To lead and facilitate an environment that promotes optimal patient outcomes, sustainable financial performance, and collaboration through execution of a world class supply chain strategy.
To establish trust as supply chain experts through the provision of supplies, equipment, and services at the best value to promote quality in patient care outcomes, leading-edge research, and education of health care professionals. Execution is accomplished by a team committed to professionalism, servitude, collaboration, and a comprehensive metric-driven approach.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, as provided by the waiver of procurement rules stated in COFAR FAQ, Section 110-6, released Nov. 26, 2014, has delayed implementation of the Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards until July, 1, 2018. In the interim, the OMC Circulars will apply to grants and cooperative agreements.