Vendors for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s desires business partners that are committed to our Standards of Conduct, facility access guidelines, and business requirements. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of all vendors and suppliers; however, Children’s assumes no obligation to award business to any vendor or supplier who provides information about his/her company or offerings.

Children's requires all vendors to register with Symplr Compliance and Vendor Management System prior to visiting our facilities. Once registered, you will be prompted to comply with our vendor credentialing requirements and policies. Thank you for your compliance with the Children’s policies.

Supply Chain

Children’s Supply Chain supports quality patient care and confidentiality by providing the right product, equipment and service at the right time, in the right place, at the right price. The links below provide information necessary for vendor access, medical product/equipment introduction, procurement, and logistics.

Please note that it is our policy to involve Supply Chain on the front end of vendor interactions related to medical products/equipment, especially when introducing something not currently in use within our organization. New medical product/equipment introduction is subject to our value analysis process.

Contact the Supply Chain at  supplychainvendors@choa.org for the following:

  • To introduce a product or opportunity
  • To provide or update pricing information
  • To ask a question
  • To notify us of any changes in your organization, whether in process or upcoming, including:
    • Merger or acquisition
    • Change in customer service process or contacts
    • Change of account numbers
    • Change of address for billing/shipping

Surgical Services Vendor Certification

All vendors for Children's Surgical Services must register and be certified through Symplr Compliance and Credentialing for Healthcare at www.symplr.com

Contacts: 

Egleston hospital
Bernadette Carter
404-785-6310

Scottish Rite hospital
Sandra Smith
785-5391

Surgery Center at Meridian Mark
Eric Jones
404-785-5655
404-785-5660 (fax)

Surgery Center at Satellite Boulevard
Johnnie Heubner
404-785-8108
404-785-8001 (fax)

Facilities Management

The following policies are provided for vendors to become familiar with the expectations around Safety, Security and Infection Prevention at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. These policies apply to all Children’s facilities. Questions surrounding these policies should be directed to your Project Manager, Safety Manager or Security Manager.

Environment of Care Policies

Infection Prevention Policies

Compliance

All employees, volunteers, contractors and vendors must adhere to the Standards of Conduct and the policies of the organization.

Contact: Marsha McKnight, Manager, Compliance, 404-785-7542

Employees, volunteers, contractors and vendors have the opportunity to report compliance concerns to the Compliance Connection Line at 877-373-0126, or by using Online Compliance Reporting.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable Department provides superior customer service to employees and vendors by disbursing payments in an accurate, timely and reliable manner while complying with the Children's Policies and Procedures. 

Sales Tax Certificate:

Contact: Tracy Kilgroe, Accounts Payable Manager, 404-785-5295.