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December 20, 2017

Manage your compliance rates

To contain supply costs, health systems are increasingly relying on aggressive sourcing tactics to negotiate steep supply discounts.While discounts can have a big impact, they are moot

December 20, 2017

Making meaningful use of data for physicians

How can Supply Chain pros use clinical data analytics to help doctors succeed? Under the healthcare industry reforms of the 21st century-to date (the Bush Administration’s

December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

How to Avoid Costly Supply Contract Noncompliance

At nearly every health system across the country, sourcing departments set annual supply chain savings goals to measure performance, and many of them reach their targets every year. But

December 20, 2017

Healthcare Supply Chain Technology Has Finally Come of Age

For all the outdated processes and inefficiencies we hear about in healthcare, there are an increasing number of bright spots; new solutions or ways of doing things that make you wonder:

December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

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