Cornerstone GPO

Cornerstone GPO

NORM Ventures’ exclusive partnership with Cardinal Health through Cornerstone Rheumatology™ GPO

NORM Ventures’ exclusive partnership with Cardinal Health through Cornerstone Rheumatology™ GPO

As one of the largest group purchasing organizations exclusively focused in Rheumatology, Cornerstone Rheumatology™ GPO offers access to competitive contracts, industry education, insights, and solutions to help rheumatology practices maintain their independence and navigate the future.

For the past seven years, Cardinal Health has been working collaboratively with NORM Ventures to support the education and advocacy mission of NORM to help community-based rheumatology practices achieve continued success.

As a Cornerstone Rheumatology™ GPO member, you’ll benefit from:

  • Access to an extensive portfolio of rheumatology medications and biosimilars 
  • A robust set of technology and practice solutions that help practices to stay focused on delivering high-quality patient care, including: Advanced practice analytics, inventory management solutions, and GPO contract dashboards.
  • Exclusive GPO member events designed to provide a forum for education, health policy updates and best practice sharing
  • Exclusive, reliable distribution through Metro Medical™ 

Explore how Cornerstone Rheumatology™ GPO can help you reach your practice goals with practical, day-to-day solutions and long-term strategic thinking.

To access the “Rheumatology Products Requiring Dilution Reference Guide” Click Here

ISMP and ASHP have written some guidance for handling the current fluid and drug shortages and highlight some of the safety issues with trying to substitute fluids outside of package insert instructions that may be an additional helpful resource. Access the links below.

“Small Volume Parental Solutions Shortages” – ASHP: Click Here

“Management of Drug Shortages with 0.9% Sodium Chloride, Sterile Water for Injection and EPINEPHrine” -ISMP: Click Here


Contact Representative

Name: Sarah Feasel – Aklilu, DCN, MEd, RD, CNSC, FAND

Title: Rheumatology National Sales Director

Email: Sarah.feasel@cardinalhealth.com

Phone: (202) 309-5199