Category Archives: Hospital Procurement

The Bright Spot in 2015 Hospital Profitability — The Healthcare Supply Chain

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The Bright Spot in 2015 Hospital Profitability — The Healthcare Supply Chain

The profitability picture for 2015 is pretty gloomy.  Yet there is one area where savings shine—the healthcare supply chain.  As the largest expense after labor, reducing medical-surgical supply and processing costs represents the single biggest opportunity for new savings and capital. Financial Pressures and Reform Uncertainties Dim Outlook Unfortunately, Moody’s predicts the outlook for the
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Can the Right Procurement System Drive
Non-Labor Savings?

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Right Procurement Savings

Things are tight in healthcare. Declining reimbursement means health systems are considering all options for margin management – from testing new revenue streams to reducing non-labor expenses 20% to 30%.[i] Optimizing quality and improving financial performance are perpetual objectives for any health system, but at McKesson, it’s become a cornerstone of our Better Health 2020™
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