"Group Purchasing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A shared service which combines the purchasing power of individual organizations or facilities in order to obtain lower prices for equipment and supplies. (From Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
- Group Purchasing
- Purchasing, Group
- Joint Purchasing
- Purchasing, Joint
- Shared Purchasing
- Purchasing, Shared
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Group Purchasing".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Group Purchasing".
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