About Us

Supply Chain Management is responsible for supporting all activities related to the acquisition of goods and services, from requisitioning to payment. We hope this site will provide useful information to our customers throughout the UTHealth community, as well as all of our current and prospective suppliers.


Vision

Supply Chain Management will advance the strategic objectives of UTHealth by delivering excellence and resilience in procurement services through our four cornerstones of success: Customer Service, Collaboration, Compliance, and Consistency.


Mission Statement

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  • Customer Service:  Maximize efficiencies and problem solving in the processing of procure to pay transactions, and employee reimbursements and travel. Implement enabling technologies and service level metrics to achieve quick resolution and reduce processing times.
  • Collaboration:  Ensure the appropriate stewardship of public funds, by partnering with our internal customers and external suppliers to drive "best value" and HUB participation across all areas of spend.  This includes good communication and mutual respect in all of our interactions.
  • Compliance:  Engage our customers with ethical procurement practices and auditable procedures that are compliant to Federal, State, UT System, and UTHealth regulatory requirements.
  • Consistency:  Deliver departmental effectiveness and reliability through consistent communication, development of procurement skills and expertise, and comprehensive implementation of "best practice" processes.