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November 17, 2022

Value analysis is a common method of review when organizations respond to requests for new products or technologies. Read more to find out how it has evolved to being characterized as bringing the…

October 14, 2022

To really separate yourself from the competition, customer-facing analytics should be thought of as a product. Read more to learn why a focus on customer experience that incorporates quality…

September 26, 2022

Prodigo is celebrating National Health Care Supply Chain Week by recognizing its client community of health systems that are making an impact on patient care. Read more to learn about two clients…

September 22, 2022

Supply chain experts vary on whether people, processes, or technology are the most important to managing supply chain crises. Read what Prodigo’s EVP of Data Analytics, Marketing, & Product Strategy,…

September 6, 2022

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting named four Prodigo clients in its list of The Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting – including Baptist Health South Florida’s George Godfrey, Bon…

August 17, 2022

The supply chain can achieve the status of high reliability through a concentrated focus on being responsive, compliant, and efficient. Read this article to learn more about how this can be done…

August 8, 2022

Prodigo gets its clients the right item, at the right price, from the right source. But what happens when that right item is no longer available? Read to learn how administrators can access…

August 1, 2022

Spend Matters recently provided an update on Prodigo and its healthcare supply chain management solutions in its 2022 Vendor Analysis Addendum. Read the analysis that discusses various Prodigo…

July 29, 2022

Bellwether League Foundation’s Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership elected 8 professionals, hailed as innovators, leaders, trailblazers and visionaries for their industry…

June 1, 2022

When data and analytics are driving decision-making, that can bring a higher level of efficiency to every aspect of healthcare, from interpreting radiological exams to scheduling patients to…

May 19, 2022

Are you frustrated with the number and quality of recall alerts you receive today? You are not alone. This happens to thousands of recall coordinators across the country. Read this article by…

April 26, 2022

More than two years after COVID-19 advanced the move toward home care, the trend continues to evolve. Read this article to learn more about the challenges for hospitals, supply chain strategies, and…

April 21, 2022

Healthcare’s operational response to the COVID-19-pandemic intensified interest in “remote care,” or anything outside of a hospital setting. This migration also has been enabled by automation,…

March 24, 2022

Supply chain consistently strives to control costs and expenses as much as possible. One over-arching way to accomplish that is to know the organization’s total costs through tracking, tracing and…

January 24, 2022

Revenue integrity hinges in part on collecting accurate data within financial and operational information systems based on what’s in the item master as well as the charge data master. Read what…

January 1, 2022

The global supply chain (of which healthcare represents a component) has been something of a powder keg and perceived by the public as the poster child for inefficiency. Deserved? Earned? Debatable.…

December 22, 2021

Back in the go-go 1980s, low-unit-of-measure (LUM) distribution concepts such as just-in-time (JIT) and stockless were emerging as quite the rage among forward-thinking, progressive materials…

October 28, 2021

At Prodigo’s 2021 User Group Meeting clients shed light on the importance of building responsiveness into their supply chains through improved forecasting, transparency, and vendor risk assessments…

August 23, 2021

Over the past 10 years, the landscape of cybersecurity threats has changed dramatically. But how much security is enough security? Read the five best practices Prodigo Solutions recommends healthcare…

July 6, 2021

A benchmark study by Prodigo Solutions revealed ample opportunity where healthcare supply chain practices can have the most impact on cost, quality of care and patient outcomes. As these gaps and…

July 2, 2021

In a Federal News Network podcast, Federal Drive and Perkins Coie discussed the issue of federal procurement fraud.

May 28, 2021

We’d like to assume that when a company says you have an account manager, that account manager has your best interest in mind. But not all things are created equal, and not all customer service teams…

February 24, 2021

One year after the U.S. healthcare industry began responding in full to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry’s supply chain remains in an early recovery stage.

November 24, 2020

Every industry must be ready for unprecedented supply chain disruptions and have systems and processes in place that are flexible enough to adapt in real time to a completely different business…

October 25, 2020

Over the past decade, hospitals began reducing the amount of supplies on hand in inventory to four days to a week to cut costs and increase efficiencies, said Michael DeLuca, EVP at Prodigo…

October 15, 2020

UNSPSC is a hierarchical product coding system that is composed as an eight-digit number; each level of the classification structure is represented by a two-digit identifier. Read how by assigning…

September 29, 2020

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. hospitals are estimated to lose more than $323 billion this year. Read how this strain is causing hospitals to take a closer look at supply chain…

September 28, 2020

Government cheese, Jack White... and data quality? Read how these three things all relate to the data quality conundrum facing healthcare today.

August 25, 2020

Here are 10 health systems with strong operational metrics and solid financial positions, according to reports from Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings.

August 10, 2020

Amid declining reimbursement and a costly public health crisis, health systems are carefully scrutinizing expenses. As providers’ second-biggest cost after labor, supply chain expenditures are…

August 4, 2020

The challenge posed to hospitals today is: how can you prioritize patient care, improve patient outcomes while at the same time decrease costs?

July 23, 2020

G2X Media had the opportunity to connect with Prodigo Solutions to discuss supply chain challenges within Government, synergies and lessons learned from the commercial space.

April 16, 2020

With the understanding that today’s business environment is experiencing an ever increasing rate of change and that the BI ecosystem needs to support this, it is critical to take a fresh look at your…

April 9, 2020

With a quick Google search for tools and advice for dealing with COVID-19 for the healthcare supply chain today, you will find no shortage of information.

April 6, 2020

Prodigo supports over 20% of the nation’s largest health systems and over 50% of the top 15 U.S. News & World Report hospitals which has enabled Prodigo to support Providers with preparedness…

April 1, 2020

Much of the current popular debate over the coronavirus outbreak focuses on comparisons of projected case load and death rates versus those historically caused by seasonal influenza.

October 1, 2019

Modern, private marketplaces are serving to bridge operational performance gaps be-tween public and private sector healthcare providers. In procurement, the best systems can now translate and satisfy…

September 23, 2019

Healthcare Purchasing News selected 16 of the trendy and true topics that have been tapping into the mindsets and operations of supply chain and garnered roughly the same number of industry experts…

April 22, 2019

For hospital systems big or small, caring for patients comes first, and to do that, even their administrative departments must focus on patients.

April 1, 2019

Ask progressive doctors, surgeons and nurses to list their top cost drivers and they’ll likely unspool a litany of clinical, fiscal and operational sins familiar to just about anyone on the clinical…

March 28, 2019

The most effective way to manage purchasing compliance is to ensure requestors see the products supply chain leaders have negotiated the best prices for, according to Michael DeLuca, executive vice…

March 27, 2019

As hospitals work to do more with less, the investment in resources to help manage all aspects of the supply chain - from sourcing goods and services to managing contracts - is important.

December 17, 2018

In this Healthcare Purchasing News article, hear what Prodigo Solutions predicts for the supply chain industry in 2019.

August 23, 2018

Acquired hospitals only save about 1.5 percent annually on common expenses in the healthcare supply chain after a deal — significantly less than hospitals estimate when defending their potential…

May 6, 2018

Prodigo pushes themselves beyond simply a standout performance. They earn the recognition that they are not only bringing innovation into procurement organizations but also leading the charge to…

May 4, 2018

Prodigo Solutions, Inc., a leading technology provider enabling Healthcare Supply Chain transformation, directs buyers to the right item, from the right vendor at the right price.

April 17, 2018

Companies are expected to increase IT hiring in 2018, which is excellent news for your tech team. Finding the right candidates to fill the open positions you have can prove challenging, however.

April 16, 2018

Non-acute care settings are not a supply chain mystery. They are a smaller version of acute care setting that in aggregate make a similar impact.

April 3, 2018

This podcast features our own Michael DeLuca in an episode that covers effectively integrating clinical and supply chain data, managing recalls and alerts to improve patient safety, and truly…

March 23, 2018

Healthcare Purchasing News asked supply chain executives working in the ambulatory/outpatient arena for overt and covert ways to help an ASC or outpatient facility/department improve its supply chain…

February 28, 2018

Prodigo is proud to have been selected as one of the 10 best tech startups in Pittsburgh.

January 22, 2018

Mobile technologies, including voice, scanning and other solutions that can accompany today’s powerful mobile devices, enable great advances in healthcare supply chain. Read this Healthcare…

January 8, 2018

By incorporating recall information into the requisition workflow, clinicians can make informed product selection decisions quickly and speed up the time it takes to identify a functionally…

January 2, 2018

Prodigo Solutions, a Cranberry Township-based integrated supply chain company created by UPMC, has raised $2 million and tagged the capital to ramp up staff by 40 percent.

January 2, 2018

One common area of revenue loss is inaccurate coding that leads to lower reimbursement of high-dollar surgical supply usage. Changing the status quo could be as simple as using mobile technology to…

January 2, 2018

Prodigo Solutions and the ECRI Institute have announced a content partnership that will change the recall management game for health systems.

December 21, 2017

From logistics to management to material goods, supply chains can account for anywhere from 25 to 40 percent of the overall budgets of health care institutions. That huge chunk of capital can also be…

December 20, 2017

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. Not only is…

December 2, 2017

The biggest reported obstacles to improving the healthcare supply chain include meager technology adoption and a lack of a holistic manufacturer-to-patient supply chain perspective. As hospitals…

October 5, 2017

Seasoned software professional Tom Finn shares his experience with conferences today. "Done well, user conferences bring customers and qualified prospects together in increasingly engaging formats."

August 25, 2016

Becker's Hospital Review shares their 12 healthcare supply chain management apps to know. Read more to see who made the list.

February 9, 2016

As healthcare providers tentatively put more and more of their revenue cycles at risk through value-based contracting, they must redefine their supply chain management priorities to ensure that they…

August 6, 2015

Prodigo, a procure-to-pay (P2P) technology specialist in the healthcare market, has a lot to offer procurement organizations. We began our discussion on the provider in Part 1 of this multi-part…

February 7, 2014

This 2-part Spend Matters PRO research brief explores Prodigo’s capabilities, the customer experience and what procurement can learn from healthcare.

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