Achieving Sustainable Supply Chain Cost Reduction

Achieving Sustainable Supply Chain Cost Reduction

Health systems are continually squeezing their operating budgets to identify cost savings to weather declining reimbursements, maintain financial viability and support cost, quality and

Closing the Contract Compliance Gap

Closing the Contract Compliance Gap

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50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2016

50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2016

After months of debate, we are excited to reveal our 50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2016.At Spend Matters, we routinely review the latest procurement technology and

Tackling the Supply Chain with Technology

Tackling the Supply Chain with Technology

Supply chain expenses rank as the second largest cost in a health system budget. This requires health systems to look for solutions to control costs without sacrificing quality of care.

Turning the crimson tide of process inefficiency and waste

Turning the crimson tide of process inefficiency and waste

Ten years ago this May, a group of 13 pharmaceutical and medical device companies convened a kick-off meeting in Princeton, NJ, that concentrated on a critical but daunting array of

Commport Expands Content Services and Technology Portfolio

Commport Expands Content Services and Technology Portfolio

AURORA, ONTARIO, Feb 19, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Commport Communications International, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Prodigo Solutions to become

Supply chain management software claims to save hospitals 12% annually

Supply chain management software claims to save hospitals 12% annually

Many hospitals are overpaying for supplies because of lack of communication about supply contracts. Michael DeLuca and Bob Pavlik noticed the inefficiency when they entered the

Great expectations dim enlightenment

Great expectations dim enlightenment

When it comes to changing behaviors, implementing new technologies and improving processes, people may hem and haw, hesitate or postpone the perceived inevitable update or upgrade. They

Brains over brawn is the key to reducing supply costs

Brains over brawn is the key to reducing supply costs

With reimbursements falling and expenses growing, hospitals and health systems are feeling the squeeze, and cutting supply chain costs is one of the first things systems are doing to

Prodigo Solutions, Inc. Receives 2015 Best of Cranberry Township Award

Prodigo Solutions, Inc. Receives 2015 Best of Cranberry Township Award

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP April 2, 2015 -- Prodigo Solutions, Inc. has been selected for the 2015 Best of Cranberry Township Award in the Software Company category by the Cranberry Township

Supply Discounts Mean Nothing - Without Contract Compliance

Supply Discounts Mean Nothing - Without Contract Compliance

It's a well-known fact that supplies are the second largest expense in a health system's budget after labor. In an effort to curb those costs amid declining reimbursements, health

Garbage in, Garbage out:

Garbage in, Garbage out:

For healthcare to successfully complete its move from fee-for-service to a system that rewards quality, a new, enriched data standard is required and the industry knows it. In fact, the