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How to Reduce Your Supply Chain Spend in 2023

2022 has proven to be a difficult year financially for many organizations, especially for health systems. However, a new year offers the opportunity for a clean slate and a refreshed budget. Many health care organizations are looking to reduce their spend, and supply chain can be the best place to

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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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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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Amy Whitaker Featured on American Health Care Leader

Corporate Vice President, Supply Chain Clinical Transformation Amy Whitaker was recently a featured leader in an American Healthcare Leader story. She discusses the launch of Advantus Health Partners and our goal of addressing the increasing cost of healthcare.

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Is There a (Supply Chain) Doctor in the House?

Dr. Jimmy Chung, Chief Medical Officer, Advantus Health Partners, Bon Secours Mercy Health discusses how physician leadership was critical during the COVID-19 pandemic, development of defined physician leader roles and creating a permanent physician leader position in supply chain organizations.

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