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MedSurplus Alliance History

MedSurplus Alliance History

 

2008 – Medical Surplus Recovery Organizations (MSROs) came together to form the MedSurplus Network. [incorporated, not 501(c)(3)]

  • The goal was to create an association that offered opportunities to network and share best practices.

2012 – The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations, funded by a grant from Catholic Health Association, hosted a MedSurplus Network conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta.

  • The conference provided an opportunity to explore the feasibility of expanding the MedSurplus Network’s capacity and programs.

  • A volunteer steering committee formed to follow up on the conference action items, which included exploring association services, membership benefits and to draft a Code of Conduct to guide medical surplus recovery programs.

 

2013 – MedSurplus Network Code of Conduct is published.

  • The MedSurplus Network moves to VisionLink, Inc. for leadership and administrative support.

  • Steering Committee launched a website and social network tools to support ongoing projects and communication. Zambia and Mozambique pilot projects explored.

 

2014 – The MSRO accreditation model is developed and approved and pilot begins.

  • Cross-sector leaders, who had demonstrated support for the MSA mission and goals, are invited to form a Leadership Council.

  • The second Leadership Council meeting was held at the MSRO Conference in Houston, TX.  The Council identified the following next steps: create a new non-profit organization, develop the governance structure and identify participant’s roles.

 

2015 – The MedSurplus Network becomes the MedSurplus Alliance.

  • The MedSurplus Alliance becomes a program of Avancera partners. Avancera is 501c3 nonprofit whose administrative and fiscal procedures are tailored to support it’s growing collaborations.

  • The MSRO Stakeholder Committee sponsors a series of webinars and networking conference calls.

  • The MSA Accreditation Program pilot ends with four MSROs successfully completing the process.

  • The Leadership Council approves awarding pilot accreditation to four MSROs.

  • The MSA opens membership to medical surplus recovery stakeholders committed to advancing the Code of Conduct and quality medical donation practices.