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[White Paper] Issues Affecting FQHCs: What will it take for Federally Qualified Health Centers to survive in today’s healthcare physician recruiting climate?

Friday, November 16, 2018

Physician vacancies are affecting the majority of health centers across the country. This paper examines some of the recruitment and retention challenges that Federally Qualified Health Centers are facing and how to overcome them.

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Introducing Emapp

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Imagine ordering all your medical and office supplies from multiple vendors from one simple system! We are pleased to introduce emapp®, an online marketplace and procurement solution designed for the healthcare community. By replacing manual, paper-based systems, emapp® enables cross-communication between departments, facilitating greater fiscal responsibility across your entire organization.

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HRSA Awards Funding to Expand Access for Substance Use and Mental Health Services

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Today, September 19th, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded over $396 million to combat the opioid crisis. The investments will enable HRSA-funded community health centers, academic institutions, and rural organizations to expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.

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Meet W.B. Mason

Thursday, September 27, 2018

CPG's newest vendor W.B. Mason offers office supplies, janitorial products, custom printing, breakroom, office furniture and much more at amazingly low prices! Through CPG’s contract with W.B. Mason, CPG members will see savings of at least 10%!

W.B. Mason always offers FREE delivery, no minimum order size, easy and INSTANT returns & refunds, personal service representatives and local warehouse & management teams.

CPG and W.B. Mason will complete a FREE cost analysis to compare your current office supply spend to the savings offered by W.B. Mason through CPG's contract pricing.

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October-November Promos

Monday, October 1, 2018

Promotions offered exclusively to CPG members by our 50+ contracted vendors.

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[WEBINAR] Strategies to Improve Physician Recruitment: A Guide for Community Health Centers

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Forty-three percent of today’s active physicians are over 55.

With such a large percentage of physicians set to retire…projected demand for physicians will continue to grow faster than supply, leading to a projected shortfall of 40,800 to 104,900 by 2030. With job candidates in such high demand, community health centers will need to adopt modern recruitment technologies and techniques to compete and attract viable applicants.

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[WEBINAR] Advances in Employee Background Screenings-Choosing the Right Job Candidate for Your Health Center

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The wrong hire can have devastating consequences on the health and well-being of your patients as well as your health center's financial future and reputation.

To address these challenges, health centers are looking beyond traditional employee background checks to not only get a snapshot of a candidate’s past but a look inside their future.

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March Newsletter

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 2018: Issue Thirty-nine

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based non-profit organizations, offering members significant savings on supplies, services, and products they purchase every day. CPG's goal is to enable and support their mission, and provide a high level of service and assistance to their procurement departments and administration.

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[WEBINAR] Removing Barriers to Behavioral Health Care at Community Health Centers

Friday, March 9, 2018

Studies show that community health center patient populations statistically experience higher rates of behavioral health issues yet are less likely to seek treatment due to such barriers as social stigma, language, transportation, cost and childcare.

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February Newsletter

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February 2018 Issue Thirty-eight

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based non-profit organizations, offering members significant savings on supplies, services, and products they purchase every day. CPG's goal is to enable and support their mission, and provide a high level of service and assistance to their procurement departments and administration.

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January Newsletter

Monday, January 1, 2018


January 2018 Issue Thirty-seven

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based non-profit organizations, offering members significant savings on supplies, services, and products they purchase every day. CPG's goal is to enable and support their mission, and provide a high level of service and assistance to their procurement departments and administration.

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[WEBINAR] Advances in HIV Detection and Screening

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

In the past three decades, AIDS has transformed from a terminal diagnosis to a manageable, chronic illness. However, of the more than 36 million people living with HIV globally, only half know their status.

But with early detection and treatment, people with HIV can live longer and healthy lives.

Abbott, (formerly Alere), is now offering the only FDA cleared antigen/antibody combination HIV screening test at the point of care, Alere Determine™ HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo to CPG members. The combination antigen/antibody test allows for earlier detection of HIV infections enabling linkage to care sooner.

Join Abbott Marketing Manager, Dotty Peterson MT(ASCP), to learn how this point of care HIV screening test can make an impact on improving patient outcomes in your health center.

What you can expect to learn:
· How the antigen/antibody screening test works
· The importance of early detection
· Abbott’s partnership with CPG

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December Newsletter

Friday, December 1, 2017

December 2017 Issue Thirty-six

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based non-profit organizations, offering members significant savings on supplies, services, and products they purchase every day. CPG's goal is to enable and support their mission, and provide a high level of service and assistance to their procurement departments and administration.

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[WEBINAR] Improving Patient Outcomes and Mental Health through Telepsychiatry

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Years of clinical research demonstrate that telepsychiatry delivers the same high quality therapy as traditional face-to face care for patients.

In fact, many patients prefer to connect with their psychiatrist through telehealth rather than in-person because it reduces anxiety.

Join Call 4 Health as they demonstrate how video-based telepsychiatry is helping patients’ access convenient, affordable and accessible mental health services.

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November Newsletter

Thursday, November 30, 2017


November 2017
Issue Thirty-five

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based non-profit organizations, offering members significant savings on supplies, services, and products they purchase every day. CPG's goal is to enable and support their mission, and provide a high level of service and assistance to their procurement departments and administration.

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Celebrating 50 years of Community Health Centers

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of community health centers in America. Fifty years of breaking barriers and connecting communities to quality healthcare regardless of insurance or their ability to pay.

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