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Awareness of the importance of standardization of essential supplies is growing with the recent impacts of Covid-19. This has exposed a current lack of standards across the industry which is facing challenges with supply continuity and visibility. Improving how the industry communicates supply data optimizes visibility...

Healthcare organizations need to look forward and prepare for changes in 2020 that could imminently impact organizational growth, operational efficiency, and competitive advantage. Health systems have more opportunity than ever before to leverage clinical data and technology to deliver the best patient care outcomes possible. Strong...

A recent survey discovered a deep divide between how providers and patients view healthcare and care variability. Much research has since been done to improve consumer trust in the industry. This provided insight on the alignment of attitudes regarding variability and revealed opinions about the...

Closed-loop savings validation for your healthcare organization is an essential best practice to ensure that savings estimates made when budgeting are accurate and verified. Auditing your supply expense saving estimates and accuracy of data helps strengthen the probability of a positive end result. Holding vendors to...

When a hospital and health system merger or affiliation transaction closes, the supply chain is faced with many unknowns. Being open to change and prepared to immediately offer value and present savings opportunities should be the top priority. Being prepared to adopt new approaches to working...

Hospitals constantly strive to reduce healthcare costs but many overlook crucial improvements through supply chain management that could potentially save them millions as supply costs continue to grow. Many hospitals are not taking advantage of the data analytic capabilities available to optimize cost savings. Supply management...

Managing the logistics and demand of providing home healthcare supplies can be challenging for suppliers. While larger health systems have the buying power to keep up with their steady demand for supplies, smaller facilities need to plan and have a back up strategy in place...

Trust and transparency are key to clinical and supply chain teams making mutually informed decisions that optimize efficiency. A clinically integrated supply chain results in an optimized workflow with minimized overspending and unnecessary cost. Integrating technologies that share real time data provides greater visibility of on-hand...

Implementing value-based care initiatives that result in improved health outcomes requires all factors needed to drive those changes are aligned. This ensures the informed decisions will result in higher margins and increased patient and provider satisfaction. Confirming that all data is meaningful and accurate is essential...

The involvement of the supply chain in sustainability initiatives is a powerful role that should not be overlooked. With the significant spend that the healthcare supply chain has, implementing sustainability improvements in the products and services it provides is essential. The supply chain’s commitment to improve sustainability...