Value Analysis programs are charged with evaluating products and services while balancing cost, quality, and outcomes in the decision. The quality of the products and the outcomes from using the products cannot be compromised, but today’s environment within healthcare dictates that cost is a significant factor influencing the decision. Unfortunately, the identified savings is not always realized in the anticipated time frame or to the full extent. Every week an initiative is delayed or not fully implemented results in lost dollars that cannot be recouped.
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Oct 13, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Explore your organization’s clinical integration maturity and leverage leadership involvement to make data-driven decisions.
Jan 16, 2020
Much of health care supply chain is now working to connect with clinicians to reduce of unnecessary variations and waste to achieve CQO and the Triple Aim. When working to build a relationship with clinicians, your success factor will improve when you come to the conversation with an understanding of their personalities and needs. Below are six areas to consider before you engage them.
Jan 16, 2020
Clinical integration starts with physician champions. Supply chain executives can’t be experts in all areas, and successful clinical discussions tend to occur when physician leaders are the ones initiating those meetings with their physician peers. The physician leader should be able to challenge their colleagues to answer the question, “how does this really benefit the patient?” and “does it benefit beyond just improving a process? In addition, as part of the contract negotiations team, a physician can push back on the supplier to ask clinical questions about the product or device.
Nov 8, 2019
2019 AHRMM CQO Report: The Power of Clinical Integration Overview: The CQO Task Force identified six health care organizations with case studies demonstrating the evolution of CQO and the expanding role of supply chain in meeting the needs of the ever-changing health care environment. These stories are contained within this report.
Oct 22, 2019
In today’s value based health care market, reimbursement is tied to patient outcomes. But the duty of improving patient outcomes does not solely reside with the clinical teams. Supply Chain has an important role to play in driving outcomes while being mindful of cost. Robin Czajka, vice president of cost management at Premier, describes 3 ways that your organization can take today to begin aligning your supply chain and clinical teams to drive toward improved patient outcomes.
Oct 21, 2019
Roy Henry, strategic analyst from University of Miami, explores how clinical integration can evolve your supply chain while discussing the value of clinical integration and how it can be measured.
Dec 31, 1969
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