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December 20, 2017

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

December 20, 2017

Tightening Up the Chain

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

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

December 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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