Healthcare Purchasing

Provides an overview of medical/surgical supply and equipment purchasing

Healthcare Purchasing 1


To understand the ways in which the purchasing professional meet the department’s goal of addressing the needs of its customers for supplies, services, and equipment while obtaining good value for money spent.

Course Objectives

  1. To learn different types of requisitions, different types of purchase orders, freight terms and titles to goods,
  2. To understand the payment terms & conditions, the legalities and ethics of purchasing, the product liability & warranty, product standardization & group purchasing.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction & Overview of Healthcare Purchasing
  2. Overview of Purchasing Terms and Conditions
  3. Overview of Legal Aspects of Purchasing
  4. Policies & Procedures
  5. Purchasing Audit Trial
  6. Sourcing and Buying Strategies
  7. Supplies Procurement Planning
  8. Vendor Relations and Negotiations
  9. E-Procurement and The Benefits
  10. Performance Measurement
  11. Product Standardization and Utilization Management
  12. Managing Product Shortages and Recalls
  13. Introduction to Global Standards (GS1)
  14. Group Purchasing
  15. Data Analytics as a Procurement Tool
  16. Case Studies

Target Audience

  1. Professionals, managers and executives (PMEs)
  2. Healthcare professionals


Upon completion of the course, the participants will be awarded the Certificate of Completion by HMI Institute.

Healthcare Purchasing 2

Course Date

25 May 2023

29 June 2023

Course Date & Registration

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Venue

Synchronous E-Learning

Course Fee

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is providing course fee funding to the healthcare in-service staff.

  1. Up to 70% course fee subsidy for Singaporean aged 21-39 & SPR 21 years and above.
  2. Up to 90% course fee subsidy for Singaporean aged 40 & above.
  3. Up to 90% course fee subsidy for all staff (Singaporean & SPR) under the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) for SME employers.

Full Course Fee$630.00 (before GST)

Baseline Subsidy

(Non-SME SC/SPR <40 y/o)

Fee Payable After SSG 70% Subsidy

$206.01 (including 9% GST)

Enhanced Subsidy

(All SME SC/SPR + Non SME SC/SPR >39 y/o)

Fee Payable After SSG 90% Subsidy

$68.67 (including 9% GST)


HMI Institute reserves the right to postpone or cancel the courses if minimum enrolment is not met.

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