CAPsource New Member Announcement-3SO

Thursday, March 8, 2018

St. Joseph’s Health System GPO - CAPsource is pleased to announce that Shared Support Services Southern Ontario, (3SO) has become their newest member.

Shared Support Services Southeastern Ontario (3SO) is a not-for-profit healthcare supply chain centre of excellence established in 2008 that provides supply chain services to the six member hospitals in the Southeast LHIN.  3SO is focused on optimizing operational excellence to reduce total supply chain costs resulting in savings for member hospitals that can be re-invested in patient care. Visit for more information.

3SO is comprised of six member hospitals:

Brockville General Hospital
Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Perth and Smith’s Falls District Hospital
Providence Care
Quinte Healthcare Corporation
Lennox and Addington County General Hospital

Partnering with CAPsource works seamlessly with 3SO’s objective to provide improved service, savings and maximize efficiencies that will impact direct patient care. “We are very optimistic that this membership with CAPsource will streamline some of our process and facilitate greater participation with our member hospitals.” Says Barry Blaskie, interim CEO with 3SO.

Having worked directly with some of 3SO’s members in the past, “this was an obvious partnership that we’ve been looking forward to solidifying”, says Jay Ayres, Director of CAPsource.

CAPsource is a not-for-profit organization, owned and operated through St. Joseph’s Health System. For over 25 years, CAPsource has managed value-based procurement initiatives that have ranged from highly complex purchases, to well defined equipment requirements. Representing over 400 healthcare facilities across Canada, CAPsource is dedicated to providing the most effective outcome for each member, thus positively impacting the patients that use those facilities.