It's no secret that supply chain managers and clinicians don't always see eye to eye. Both sides of the aisle feel the other has competing goals and objectives, which can make for tenuous working relationships and unproductive environments.
But improving the relationship between supply chain and clinical isn't as simple as telling stakeholders to play nicely in the sandbox. To make sure these departments truly work well together to produce the best possible decision outcomes – which are more important than ever – hospitals need to address the root of the conflicts.
Get the 3 supply chain and clinical collaboration strategies in the complete post at Covidien's website.