Improving Hospital Performance throug...

Improving Hospital Performance through Strategic Supply Chain Management

There are 1 comment on the Knowledge@@W.P. Carey story from Apr 5, 2008, titled Improving Hospital Performance through Strategic Supply Chain Management. In it, Knowledge@@W.P. Carey reports that:

“There is a whole new set of roles in health care for MBAs, especially those with some clinical understanding”

Healthcare organizations are using tactical and strategic supply chain management to increase efficiency, lower costs and ultimately improve care. via Knowledge@@W.P. Carey

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Rajat Dhameja

Saint Louis, MO

#1 Apr 22, 2008
The quid pro quo approach of locking in "rainmaker" physicians and securing the best supply deals is a bank vault....lowering costs and ensuring profits. This will involve augmenting "Just in Time" supply chain activities particularly as vendor competitive landscape is ever changing resulting in fragmented contracting issues.

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