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Johns Hopkins Health System Purchasing Department

Corporate Purchasing is empowered by the Board of Directors of the Johns Hopkins Health System via the President of the Johns Hopkins Health System. This authority to act as an agent of the Health System in procurement matters under the direction of the Vice President of General Services/Supply Chain Management.

Corporate Purchasing, as an agent for the Johns Hopkins Health System, is responsible for all bidding, contracting, negotiation and procurement of all supplies, equipment and services required for maintaining operations and effective patient care in a timely and cost effective manner. More.

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As the largest private anchor institution for Baltimore City, Johns Hopkins — including The Johns Hopkins University and Health System — embraces its role as an economic engine to create lasting opportunities in our city.

HopkinsLocal is a firm commitment to leverage our economic power to promote economic growth, job opportunities and investment in Baltimore through our purchasing activities.

Johns Hopkins Faculty and Staff

  • Access our Vendor Guide, which highlights local firms by spend category.

Baltimore City Businesses

  • Email to share your capabilities and request to meet with a member of the Purchasing team.

The University and Johns Hopkins Health System Purchasing Teams have established the third Thursday morning of every month as a standard time to meet Baltimore City vendors.

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