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Advantus Leader Speaks at Supply Chain Panel

Andy Nelson, executive director of Supply Chain Field Operations at Bon Secours Mercy Health, represented Advantus as a panelist at the recent The Business of Healthcare Summit, a gathering of Cincinnati-area health care leaders to discuss the industry’s toughest challenges. The event was held at the Duke Energy Center and

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Employees Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries

Advantus Health Partners is excited to celebrate significant work anniversaries for two team members, totaling more than a century of experience. Gloria Ruffin celebrates 51 years in supply chain Gloria Ruffin is celebrating 51 years of dedication to supply chain within the Bon Secours Mercy Health ministry and Advantus Health

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Meet John Wright, COO

John Wright, COO, was inspired to contribute to the healthcare legacy after seeing how his father led teams through valuing collaboration and recognizing individual contributions to team efforts.

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Advantus Leader Spotlight – Craig Wright

As a supply chain and health care solutions company, Advantus Health Partners relies on the expertise and insight of its people. In this post, we’re highlighting one of our outstanding leaders: Craig Wright, Vice President of Pharmacy Services.

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How Clinicians Can Support their Supply Chain

As a supply chain solutions company, Advantus started by managing supply chain for Bon Secours Mercy Health, a 50-hospital health system. Early on, we discovered that involving clinicians in the supply chain process led to better outcomes for patients and helped reduce costs.

Supply chain departments play an important role in the acquisition of medical devices and supplies. Physicians have the power to take on a larger role in this decision-making process.

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10 Tips to Create Sustainability in Supply Chain

Creating more sustainability in your supply chain doesn’t have to be costly or difficult. There are things you can do that will mitigate negative impacts on the environment–and they don’t require you to spend millions of dollars or institute drastic measures that affect performance and productivity.

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Dan Hurry: From Cancer Survivor to Health Care Supply Chain Revolutionary

When Dan Hurry was diagnosed with cancer, he had an epiphany. At the time of his diagnosis, he had been working in supply chain management for over 30 years. He was an expert. However, his observations in the hospital where he was being treated – what he describes as a total disconnect between clinicians and the different parts of the diagnosis and treatment process – got him thinking.

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