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Why Measure CEO Supply Chain Engagement?

CEO involvement critical to optimizing performance.

It’s common knowledge that supplies often comprise 25 percent or more of a typical hospital budget. Compared to larger institutions, community hospitals with less...


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Keep Your Supply Chain Strategic

Optimizing supply-chain expenses has taken on greater importance due to a continuing trend of rising prices. Hospitals face price hikes of 5 to 10 percent for some PPE categories for...


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The PPE Shortage—Mending a Crippled Supply Chain

While some states are lifting stay-at-home orders as new cases of COVID-19 level off, many rural areas are seeing an uptick in cases and may be weeks away from peaking....


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4 Best Practices for Hospital Supply Chain Management

Hospital supply chain management has become a red-hot buzzword these days in the medical field, and its importance seems to be growing exponentially every few months. Most hospitals are faced...


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3 Benefits of Working With a Hospital Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

Across the United Sates, news of the rising cost of healthcare is spreading. The U.S. government reported that Americans spent $3.65 trillion on healthcare in 2018. This level of spending...


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Bringing Big Data to Bear on Supply Chain Optimization

In 2020, supply chain costs are projected to surpass labor as the greatest expense for the average hospital. That’s why the supply chain continues to be a main focus of...


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Health Supply Chain Management Optimization Is Key for Reducing Costs

Supply costs are one of the fastest-growing cost centers for hospitals. Yet 18% track no supply chain metrics at all, according to a recent industry survey. As health supply chain...


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