Blog: Playing Hot Potato with Device Cost Management

09/27/17
In a dynamic similar to the childhood game, hot potato, it seems that no side – payers, hospitals or suppliers – wants to be stuck alone at the end managing the high cost of care in the joint reconstruction market. More

Clinical Engagement is Key to Exponential Supply Chain Performance Improvement

09/27/17
The need for effective clinical stakeholder engagement is a familiar supply chain concept. The longstanding relationship between materials management and value analysis professionals represents the most common interaction between clinical and supply stakeholders. More

Laying the Foundation for Optimal Capital and Construction Investments

09/27/17
Hospitals taking on new construction or renovation projects employ architects and design professionals to guide the process. For both the hospital and the design firm, their top priorities are completing the project on time and under budget, as well as creating a productive and efficient asset that meets the needs of staff and patients effectively years down the road. More

Mitigate Rising Inpatient Dialysis Costs by Improving Efficiency

09/27/17
According to the CDC, approximately 30 million American adults suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD) – a staggering 15 percent of the population. As the disease progresses to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), these patients will require kidney dialysis treatment. More