This review highlights achievements of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (Instituto
Mexicano del Seguro Social, IMSS) in a number of areas – human resources, technological
capacities and relations with suppliers – which were previously identified by the
OECD as pivotal for the successful reform of IMSS procurement operations. This report
highlights the progress made and offers recommendations to support IMSS in achieving
procurement excellence and fulfilling its mandate to provide the best possible, most
cost-effective healthcare services to citizens.