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 cost-reduction efforts. Moving forward, however, hospitals are making strategic and data-driven supply chain changes to bring about more effective care delivery. Gone are the days of relegating supply chain to a cost-reduction target. In fact, larger hospital systems have elevated the supply chain leader’s role to a C-level position, reflecting the sophistication required for an optimized supply chain.

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    Press Releases

    Community Hospital Corporation Named 2019 Top Workplace

    PLANO, TX – (November 20, 2019) – Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) has been named a 2019 Top Workplace, National Standard winner, by The Dallas Morning News. The national standard winners announced recently were selected based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey conducted by Energage, an employee engagement firm located in Exton, Pa. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection.

    “We so proud of CHC’s culture,” said Jim Kendrick, CHC President and CEO. “Our talented employees make a difference every day by...

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    The Value of Supply Chain Analytics

    Jon Pruitt, SVP of CHC Supply Chain discusses the value of Valify’s Healthcare Purchased Services Analytics for helping drive supply chain cost savings.

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    Case Studies

    Debt Restructuring Creates Solid Footing: North Texas Medical Center, Gainesville, Texas

    The Situation

    Gainesville Hospital District saw light at the end of the tunnel—a new beginning for North Texas Medical Center (NTMC). The district had leveraged bankruptcy to get the legal protection and time it needed to develop a plan to restructure $40 million in debt, pay creditors, and keep the hospital open. The district secured debtor-in-possession financing and filed a bond validation to enhance the appeal of its bonds as investments. Gainesville Hospital District was on the right track to emerge from Chapter 9, but the district needed to...

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    Supply Chain Savings for Larger Community Hospitals

    Serving hospitals of all sizes, CHC Supply Trust understands that larger hospitals and health systems, despite their purchasing power, face unique supply-chain challenges and concerns. Chief among those concerns is finding a GPO that’s as trustworthy and attentive as it is effective at delivering the best products and services at the best value. Bringing experience and expertise to larger hospitals from Texas on up to Minnesota, and from Georgia west to Oregon, CHC Supply Trust is the right strategic partner for these complex organizations, leveraging their size and spend to...

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    News Room

    Swimming Upstream: Meeting the Challenges of Social Determinants of Health

    A recent blog post by Community Hospital Corporation details the nonclinical aspects that are a part of health outcomes and the scientific research supporting those aspects.

    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Community Hospital Corporation’s website.

    It’s been said that patients’ ZIP codes matter more than their genetic codes when it comes to health status. That’s because certain conditions in the places where people live, work, learn and play can pose greater health risks and poorer outcomes. In public health terms, these conditions are called social determinants of health...

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    White Paper


    Community Hospital 2.0

    For years, community hospitals have been in crisis, with limited control over their situation. Could the next move be bold innovation? This white paper maps out possible paths forward including sustainable models of operation.