Healthcare Industry

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...

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...

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...

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 with your organization. It’s important to assess a patient’s end-to-end experience and use this information...

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 the breakout sessions. This year was no different. Specifically, there was a breakout session called Value...

The collaboration and innovation between doctors and the supply chain is one of the most effective ways to reduce a healthcare organization’s costs. Implementing standard operating procedure efficiencies, with something as simple as the utilization of healthcare packaging, has a direct bottom line impact. While previously...

The healthcare supply chain is an interwoven web of vendors, suppliers, and providers. Medical disposables are a growing segment of the supply chain projected to reach $200 billion this year with global demand estimated to grow by 6.4% annually over the next four years.* The...

The healthcare industry is a sea of change. The last few years of healthcare reform and public policy created drastic changes to how many of us do business.  A notable change is the rapid consolidation in the healthcare supply chain.  Reform and cost cutting pressures are...