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Efficient Healthcare Consumer Response

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A comprehensive survey conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas reveals that the American health care supply chain is an immature and expensive system with significant barriers to efficiency. Specifically, stakeholders – manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations and providers such as hospitals, surgical centers and long-term care facilities – lack good and accurate information because they have not implemented universal standards for data, despite a recent movement in this direction. “Right now, all manufacturers, distributors and providers do not use ...
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Lack of data standardisation makes US healthcare supply chain ...
The American healthcare supply chain is an immature and expensive system with significant barriers to efficiency, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Arkansas. Specifically, stakeholders � manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations and providers such as hospitals, surgical centers and long-term care facilities � lack good and accurate information because they have not implemented universal standards for data, despite a recent movement in this direction. �Right now, all manufacturers, distributors and providers do not use the same system to identify items, whether they be surgical ... market research, surveys and trends
Healing the Healthcare Supply Chain
Those of us in the APICS community know how efficient supply chain practices can leverage power across organizations. Healthcare organizations are no different in this respect, yet supply chain management in this industry remains largely underdeveloped. Perhaps now more than ever, as U.S. government leaders looks at ways to reform healthcare, supply chain management should play a central role. Earlier this week, I read with interest “ The State of Healthcare Logistics: Cost and Quality Improvement Opportunities ,” a report published by the University of Arkansas and the Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials ... market research, surveys and trends

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Efficient Healthcare Consumer Response Update
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The State of Healthcare Logistics
Healthcare providers (40 percent) also see a loss of competitive edge as a barrier .... Efficient Healthcare Consumer Response Update, continued ... $11 billion dollars could be achieved through strategic initiatives. We provide an ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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An Integrated Supply Chain Management System: A Case Study in ...
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Consumer Financial Incentives: A Decision Guide for Purchasers
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