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Synonyms for GPO

an agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government

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CHICAGO, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 GPO Assessment and Outlook Update report, is available from Technomic Inc.
We are thrilled to be able to provide our skills and resources to the MedTech GPO member practices," said Art Gross, Entegration President and COO.
The facility purchasing manager or the individual assigned to procurement should be familiar with what is on their contract with the GPO.
Gov't Printing Office, Status Report: GPO Access (1994).
A facility that wants the lowest price for incontinence briefs, for example, can contract with a GPO that has the best price for briefs, but it may never hear from or see the GPO.
Since its inception in 1813, GPO has offered Congress, the courts, and federal agencies a set of centralized services to enable them to easily and cost-effectively produce printed documents according to a uniform set of federal government specifications.
So the GPO and the Superintendent of Documents had great incentive to explore various options for transforming government publications into electronically disseminated documents.
Federal agencies will be allowed to choose their own printers, but the Government Printing Office will still collect a middleman fee under an agreement announced by GPO and the Office of Management and Budget.
Estimates place the GPO market at $148 billion to $165 billion per year.
The GPO has received the first initial order for d4T worth 500,000 baht from Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Thailand for 100 patients, Krisana said.
The unit-cost measures by industry can be used to identify the sources of GPO price change among the cost components Of GPO--compensation of employees, indirect business taxes, and property-type income.
2772 directs the GPO to set up a single point of online public access to a wide range of electronic federal databases.
Although the health care industry has been the leader in capitalizing on the benefits offered through the GPO vehicle, the multifamily industry is quickly following suit.
Therefore, mandatory commitment from GPO members is not required, purchasing decisions remain outside the GPO's span of control, and declination of advice, recommendations, or requests may occur without legitimate reasons.