Edition: January 2000 - Vol 8 Number 01
Who they are [as described in Web site]:
Management Team [as described in Web site]:
On Their Online Services
Priority of your main targets (among buyers):Hospitals; long-term-care facilities; physicians; consumers.
When did e-commerce begin on your site? April 1999.
Online services provided: Opportunity to buy supplies/equipment on-line; auctions; requests for proposal.
What product quality standards do you employ for new devices, supplies and equipment to be sold on your site? See Web site
What product quality standards do you employ for used devices, supplies and equipment? See Web site
What types of products/equipment are available for sale on your site today? Medical capital equipment; medical/surgical supplies; non-medical capital equipment; laboratory supplies; office supplies.
Must buyers register with your site? Yes.
Must buyers meet qualification standards? Basically, you must deliver some sort of health care services in order to use medibuy.com. See website for specific description.
Is there a fee for buyers to participate? No.
Do you charge a fee for sellers to make their products available on your site? Yes, see website for description of how fee is determined.
-- Aruna Lalwaney, senior vice president, marketing