Effective No Matter Your Role

Sourcing

A litany of sourcing tools and technologies are available everywhere you look to help negotiate the best contracts. But what happens after you’ve signed the deal and booked the savings?

  • Multi-source vendor preference weighting
  • Volume-based discount pricing accommodation
  • Detailed formulary management
  • Dynamic product changeover communications at point-of-requisition
  • Contract-compliant pricing
  • Drastically reduced match exception rates
  • Fewer special requests
  • Actionable analytics

Procurement

Your organization sources advantageous contracts with your manufacturers and distributors directly and through your GPO, but generating contract compliance across hundreds or thousands of requestors, multiple inventory location.

  • Your pricing and item updates feed the proper requestor formularies
  • Contract numbers are added to the items being requested
  • Special/ad-hoc request volume is reduced by active searching for catalog items
  • Product recalls and alerts were identified before the purchase
  • Substitute item and backorder information is assigned to relevant items
  • You can share custom messages with your requestors at the item level as they search
  • Authorized purchase orders and invoices are shared with vendors electronically in a private network
  • Requestor satisfaction and feedback is drastically improved

Finance

Now the second largest health system expense, the procurement of goods and services has become a strategic priority for almost all health system CFO’s. Minimizing spend leakage and controlling spend are often being viewed as easier to attain than increasing the same amount of patient revenue, which increases its priority even further.

  • Cost containment
  • Increased compliance to contracts
  • Improved spend transparency
  • Reduced purchase order and invoice processing costs
  • Drastically improved user satisfaction
  • Reduced patient risk
  • Seamless interfaces between disparate ERP systems

IT

When it comes to supply chain projects, they often take a back-seat to clinical projects. Supply chain technology providers frequently offer solutions that force replacement of ERP/MMIS modules, and thus are complicated to integrate, and even more difficult to upgrade. The combination of unavailable resources and increased risk is untenable.

  • Often take less than a month to complete
  • Leverage your desired protocols
  • Eliminate the need to buy hardware or software
  • Are managed by our own staff to ensure success

Clinicians

Burnout among clinicians is an increasing concern for healthcare organizations across the country. Leaders are searching for ways to address the crisis as growing evidence shows a burned-out workforce leads to higher turnover.

  • Pressure to purchase PPI items
  • Item attribute enrichment, such as the addition of item image(s) and long descriptions
  • Long /robust descriptions
  • Product numbers
  • Ability to scan package barcodes help to ensure that the right item is being purchased
  • Industry-leading search algorithms
  • Detailed formulary management capabilities
  • Dynamic favorite item(s) retention
  • Substitute item links
  • Backorder and recall notifications
  • Cart sharing with peers