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 contributing factors to these pricing discrepancies.

Clinicians and supply chain teams can work closely together to fill in these data variances and gaps. Truly understanding the supply chain utilization will generate cost savings and improve patient care.

Last month, Modern Healthcare offered insights on the steps healthcare organizations can take to connect with the supply chain. Read about it here: https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181026/SPONSORED/181029932