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Mar 21, 2019
Having a platform that allows for accurate data capture and analytics enables savings opportunities for health systems. By Jack Simmons, NVP commercial services, Cardinal Health and Wavemark
Feb 28, 2019
Blockchain technology provides a promising future for health care by improving the transparency in products and processes while providing advanced security measures to protect patients and confidential data. Download Article
Feb 28, 2019
Implementing a Low Unit of Measure (LUM) program at your organization has many benefits beyond reducing inventory.  LUM can act as a catalyst in implementing other associated LEAN principles such as streamlining staff, processes and technology. All of which will increase efficiencies and reduce redundancy and waste in your supply chain. Download Article
Jan 8, 2018
Collecting and analyzing data has been a top priority for the healthcare supply chain in recent years. Health systems have been on a quest to find the right data. Data with the power to unveil some of the long-elusive mysteries behind supply usage and costs to help make smarter product and technology decisions, ultimately reducing cost and enhancing patient care
Aug 29, 2017
Supply chain departments in healthcare organizations can add significant value to their procure-to-pay process by integrating their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with an eMarketplace solution.
Feb 28, 2017
The safe use of health technology—from infusion pumps to complex imaging systems—requires that healthcare facilities recognize the possibility of danger or difficulty with those technologies and that they take steps to minimize the likelihood of adverse events. Download Article
Dec 16, 2016
Consumerism in healthcare has been on the rise as the impact of healthcare reform translates to narrower networks, higher deductibles and co-payments for patients, coupled with the shift toward value-based reimbursements for providers. With these changes, supply chain needs to work more closely with finance, clinicians, physicians, and health plans in this new healthcare economy. Download Article
Oct 26, 2016
An article from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. This article will discuss the shift from technology simply being used to source goods and services (i.e. reverse auctions, electronic RFPs/RFIs, online contract authoring) to how leading-edge technology is now used to enforce compliance and utilization of contracts. Download Article
Oct 26, 2016
This article is from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. As the hospital pharmacy landscape continues to become more and more complex, hospitals and health systems need to understand that better management of the medication supply chain will help balance ever-evolving fiscal challenges. Download Article
Oct 26, 2016
This article is from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. Unlocking individual silos in healthcare organizations is a key step toward delivering the optimal value in patient care at the appropriate cost. Multidisciplinary sourcing teams with the right software platform can elevate the role of healthcare supply chain. The result: stronger negotiating processes with suppliers and better contract terms.