In the last decade, supply chain has moved away from being focused solely on acquisition costs to become a core strategic partner within many healthcare organizations. The essential link that ties together all of the various stakeholders in the continuum of care, supply chain is uniquely positioned...
Norman Regional Health System is bundling its equipment purchasing to reduce costs and improve care.
The economic term for what's happening in retailing is disintermediation—the removal of middlemen from a supply chain or a series of transactions.
The constant, complicated stream of administrative documents flooding healthcare providers' back offices involved can pose significant financial risks, but new software aims to streamline the process.
Given the critical role that supply chain plays in hospital operations, it is essential to understand how hospital stakeholders gauge its importance and how it impacts them on a daily basis.
The best healthcare providers don't need marketing tools to attract patients, because they have data. And no amount of marketing can fix bad quality.
The 10-hospital Kentucky Health Collaborative used its first year of operations to build trust among CEOs and tackle a few group purchasing projects. Now, it will take on population health.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based group purchasing organization and performance improvement company reported higher profits, driven by rising supply chain revenue from its group purchasing business, including its recent Innovatix and Essensa acquisitions.
The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of causing the deaths of 25 people but convicted of other racketeering charges in a nationwide meningitis outbreak in 2012.
A new study raises questions about how the drug industry funnels payments to physicians and the impact of those payments on outcomes and costs.
Henry Schein's medical segment continues to grow as the distributor of healthcare supplies gains market share in large group practices, including those within health systems.
It may seem counterintuitive to hire newcomers in a field that's more complicated than ever, but experts are urging healthcare organizations to consider recruiting supply chain leaders who can apply expertise from other industries.