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On: Nov 26 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

Connecting Supply Chain with Clinical Practice

As supply expenses continue to rise, it is critical for clinical teams to partner with the supply chain to control pricing variations. New technology advances and utilization variances often are […]

On: Oct 20 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

Supply Chain’s Contribution to Patient Satisfaction and Engagement

Delivering cost saving improvements and ensuring caregivers have the necessary supplies to deliver the best quality of care to their patients is key to creating a successful health system. Strategically […]

On: Aug 23 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

The Freight Debate

Freight and shipments are essential, everyday procedures for healthcare organizations, but a lack of planning & frequent last-minute shipments quickly add operational costs. Accurately forecasting inventory demand is essential to […]

On: Jul 16 2018 | Category: Healthcare Industry

Top Ways Health Organizations Improve the Customer Experience

Research shows leading health organizations are making building a better customer experience for patients a top priority. Understanding what defines a positive customer experience will help evaluate success and engagement […]

On: May 31 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

Managing Laboratory Supply Chain Operations

Developing strong partnerships with suppliers and laboratory distributors is essential to remain informed of new products, competitive pricing, and other laboratory supply chain opportunities. Being open to new technology and […]

On: Apr 5 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

Managing Ambulatory & Outpatient Facility Supply Chain

Managing ambulatory & outpatient facility supply chain operations is an important ongoing process that shouldn’t be overlooked. Using software or a materials management information system (MMIS) can provide better data […]

On: Feb 27 2018 | Category: Healthcare Analytics

Strong Data Strategies

Strong data strategies are driving next-generation care management. Providers and suppliers are now developing health solutions that help users find hidden patterns and trends for illness prevention. Using analytics to separate […]

On: Jan 25 2018 | Category: Supply Chain

Pharmacy and the Supply Chain

The Pharmacy holds one of the hospital’s largest commodity expenditures. Pharmacists making important inventory and supply management purchasing decisions benefit from Supply Chain negotiated GPO pricing agreements. This important relationship […]

On: Dec 6 2017 | Category: Healthcare Packaging

Optimizing Disposable Management Solutions

Effectively choosing disposal and packaging products in the right quantities is a significant way to optimize a healthcare organization’s waste management. Disposable management solutions using data analytics can result in […]

On: Oct 20 2017 | Category: Healthcare Industry, Supply Chain

Captis Conference: Value Beyond Price

Last week our team attended the inaugural Captis (formerly UMCSC) Conference in Minneapolis. We have been attending this show for many years and always leave with thought provoking takeaways from […]