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Overview: In many organizations, the relationship between supply chain and accounts payable is strained due to lack of clarity and ownership. This session will discuss and demonstrate ways to form a collaborative, streamlined and process driven approach to reconciling purchase order errors, facilitating purchase order matching and creating positive outcomes for departments and vendors. Learn ways to create team oriented work-groups, utilize automation to promote process change and effectively use root-cause analysis for a strong procure to pay system.
In order to become data-driven organizations, healthcare providers need to leverage data standards and information technology. In the past, lack of standards across healthcare has been a major roadblock. However, numerous governmental and industry initiatives pursuing the adoption and implementation of supply chain standards across health IT systems are giving providers the opportunity to do just that. Standards lay the foundation for supply chain operations to leverage information technology to help transform healthcare providers into data-driven organizations.
Overview: Although suppliers and providers may have hesitations and barriers to a partnership approach, it is possible to collaborate on total cost of ownership (TCO) – provided the right mechanisms are put into place at the start.
Overview: There’s no question hospitals and health systems have an essential role in public health—but what about supply chain? Supply chain can have a significant role in local communities by supporting the social well-being of local populations and by understanding the continuing role that hospitals and health systems have in public health. This will provide a necessary framework for understanding the role of supply chain in social responsibility.