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Collaborate on Value Analysis to Drive Supply Chain Success

Value analysis serves as a cornerstone for fostering collaborative relationships between Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and suppliers within health care. An article in The Journal of Healthcare Contracting details invaluable perspectives shared at the IDN Insights West panel that included Cheryl Anderson Smith, System Director of Value Analysis at Steward

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3 Secrets of High-Performing Supply Chains

Going Beyond the Financials If your health system is looking to reduce supply chain costs, you’re not alone. Nearly half of health care leaders are prioritizing supply chain as the number one cost-saving initiative this year. Many health system leaders rely on their GPOs to leverage collective purchasing power. But

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3 Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain in 2024

In 2024, executives in the health care supply chain are challenging how things are done. They are thinking differently about supply chain, moving it from a line item to the bottom line. Recent years have been tough, with lots of challenges, like more drug shortages than we’ve seen in almost

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3 Ways High-Performing Supply Chains Enable Value-Based Care

Health system leaders look to reduce their overall costs by targeting supply chain optimization — almost half say it’s their No. 1 cost-saving initiative this year. But amid financial challenges, inflation and supply shortages, that goal is much trickier to achieve today. The traditional group purchasing organization (GPO) approach fails

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5 Steps to a High Performing Supply Chain in Health Care

Health systems are under pressure to reduce costs, especially in supply chain. While that can feel like a monumental task, it’s easier to achieve when you approach it with the right game plan. Move your supply chain from transactional to strategic and create a high performing supply chain. This infographic

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Advantus Health Partners Expands Data Solutions for Health Care Supply Chain

SupplyCopia collaboration enhances patient-centered decision making and reduces costs CINCINNATI, Ohio (Dec. 12, 2023) — Advantus Health Partners and SupplyCopia have formed a strategic partnership that will expand and enhance data solutions for Advantus clients, through SupplyCopia’s distinct approach to leveraging data science that delivers a fully integrated health care

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Advantus Leader Wins CBC C-Suite Award

Advantus Health Partner is proud to announce that Dan Hurry, president of Advantus, has received the Cincinnati Business Courier C-Suite award for CEO. The C-Suite Awards recognize Greater Cincinnati’s top executives for their contributions and commitment to the community and their outstanding professional performance. This recognition is a testament to

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