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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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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 and Southwest Ohio Health Care Affiliates (SOHCA) Announce Partnership to Deliver Supply Chain Value to their community health care members

Advantus will work in tandem with SOHCA to strengthen and expand group purchasing power to their community health care members CINCINNATI, Ohio (Dec. 13, 2023)—Advantus Health Partners, a health care solutions company delivering more effective, efficient supply chain models to health care organizations, announced a partnership with the SOHCA a

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