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Advantus Health Partners and Alliant Purchasing Form Strategic Partnership

Combined GPOs expand purchasing power to support sustained cost reductions Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, KY (Feb. 6, 2024) — Advantus Health Partners, an end-to-end health care supply chain solutions company and Alliant Purchasing LLC have formed a strategic partnership that will expand the purchasing power for members. “Our vendor partnerships

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GE Healthcare and Advantus: Next-Generation Healthcare Technology Management (HTM)

The GE Healthcare technology management (HTM) and Advantus Health Partners collaboration offers complete lifecycle management for health system clinical assets. This program oversees all aspects of medical device management, including procurement management, expenditures, usage, maintenance, disinfection, recalls, and cybersecurity. Through this partnership, members efficiently handle medical equipment performance and risk

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Creating an Ecosystem of Strategic Supplier Partnerships

Advantus is “not about being everything to everybody,” as COO John Wright says. Instead of having a surplus of supplier partners in a particular category, Advantus vets and selects a narrow network of strategic suppliers. It’s important that they share our philosophy to create value that extends beyond just price

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Purchased Services: The Hidden Costs Driving Health Care Operating Expenses

What are purchased services in health care? Purchased services make up more than 40% of a health system’s operating expenses. Despite being the highest expense for health systems beyond labor, it is often the most overlooked. Purchased services include any non-labor expenses that a hospital may contract, purchase or outsource

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Transform Your Supply Chain with Clinical Resource Program Management

Your health system can transform its supply chain strategy more quickly and efficiently with the right dedicated supply chain professionals. The right expertise enables you to reduce supply chain costs while keeping clinical quality your number one focus. One key role is that of the Clinical Resource Program Manager. Understanding

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Surgical Navigation: Expert Supply Chain Management of your Operating Room

It’s no secret that health systems need more efficient ways to manage their supply chain products and spend in the operating room. And while ORs can drive significant revenue, inefficiencies in supply chain can undermine quality and affect patient outcomes. Successful OR management strategies update inventory, reduce waste and ensure

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Lucy Giesler Navigates Health Care Challenges with Precision and Passion

Meet Lucy Giesler, a Surgical Navigator with Advantus who thrives on tackling challenges head-on. Lucy joined Advantus in 2021, inspired by a friend in the same position who shared the unique aspects of the role. As a Surgical Navigator, Lucy plays a crucial role in the creation and maintenance of

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