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For all the outdated processes and inefficiencies we hear about in healthcare, there are an increasing number of bright spots; new solutions or ways of doing things that make you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

December 20, 2017

Focus on Contract Compliance

Supply chain is the second largest spend for health systems and growing. To contain rising costs, most integrated delivery networks (IDNs) are implementing cost containment strategies

December 20, 2017

E-Procurement Forecast: 2014 Market Growth, Analysis, and Predictions

Our sister-site, Healthcare Matters, often spends significant time exploring, on a very granular level, procurement and supply chain solutions and approaches to tackling inefficiencies

December 20, 2017

12 healthcare supply chain management apps to know

Here are 12 healthcare supply chain management apps to know. Becker's Hospital Review is continually updating this list of supply chain management apps for healthcare leaders to

December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

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