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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

5 reasons top hospitals leverage a marketplace to boost CQO initiatives

What do the nation’s top hospitals have in common? Their stellar performance is backed by a strategic approach to contract management. They recognize the substantial impact supply

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

Driving Supply Chain Management Technology Adoption

Regional Purchasing Networks: Driving Supply Chain Management Technology Adoption //

How to Slash Common Healthcare Supply Chain Management Costs

Healthcare supply chain management strategies are generally tied to keeping costs low. But with an apparently broken system still in place, this is not a simple task. Whereas other

Why Executives are Demanding Supply Chain Management Value

As hospitals transition into the value-based payment realm, they remain focused on effectively slashing costs. Supply chain management is the second largest expense for healthcare

Why Healthcare Needs Value-Based Supply Chain Management

Healthcare supply chain — the holistic flow of relationships between suppliers and customers — is about efficiently delivering low cost care as goods and supplies, such as a

How well are you actually managing contracts?

Improving effectiveness could save you millions. Health systems have two options for increasing profitability -attack costs or chase revenue. For many,attacking costs is an easier path

GPOs chase scale, size, stature in 2016

In this exclusive, diverse and wide-ranging interview, these thought leaders reflect on what happened last year and what it may mean for 2016 and beyond. For group purchasing