When hospital announces the public procurement, averagely 1.7 companies apply for it. In other departments in an average less than three applicants enter the competitions. Data results from the analysis of the INEKO Institute and Transparency International Slovakia. From January 2009 until March this year hospitals paid for purchased goods, services or construction services more than € 800 million. According to analysts, if there were two or more subjects concerned in the competition, hospitals could from 2009 save almost € 120 million.