For years now, providers have employed a range of strategies to harness their supply chain’s power and make it a catalyst for efficiency and cost savings. While these efforts have generated results, a major limitation of current hospital SCMs is that they are not tied to outcomes.
This perspective piece introduces you to the patient-centered supply chain, a model that draws from such masters of supply chain innovation as Dell® and Amazon® to streamline supply chain processes and make them a major driver of clinical quality. Learn how to your supply chain can be transformed into a tool for better care by easily connecting healthcare inventory in supply chain systems with clinical and billing applications, all with a goal of putting the patient first and working toward better patient outcomes.
This industry perspective piece takes a deeper dive into the patient-centered supply chain to help your organization in a number of ways:
- Free caregivers to focus on the patient
- Reduce supply waste
- Integrate clinical and non-clinical best practices
- Use clinical orders to drive supply requirements
- Facilitate continuous improvement with continuous data collection
- Provide real-time tracking to route people with supplies
- Gain a robust healthcare inventory management system
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