Most hospital administrators choose to implement vendor management systems to keep track of who is in the facility, what they are doing in the facility and to make sure the vendors have the training the organization wants them to have, but today's vendor management technologies allow for expanded uses.
Post date: April 4, 2014
Hospital pharmacies can be huge sources of spending and also good sources of meaningful data. Healthcare Finance News talked to a data-driving hospital pharmacy director to learn how evolving analytics tools can help reshape clinical and financial approaches for the better.
Post date: March 18, 2014
You can’t optimize the healthcare supply chain in 2014 without technology.
Post date: February 23, 2014
Amazon.com revolutionized the online buying experience for millions while giving sellers an expanded market that brick and mortar merchants still envy.
Now a new online direct contracting service is attempting a similar coup in the healthcare market.
Post date: February 12, 2014
Empowered consumers, rapid innovation and increasing competition are among PwC's top health industry issues for 2014.
Post date: January 16, 2014
Hospital administrators are finding that inexpensive and unobtrusive radio frequency identification tags are saving thousands of dollars while increasing quality of care and patient satisfaction.
Post date: January 3, 2014
The hospital CFO's role has expanded thanks to healthcare reform, including taking a more hands-on approach to supply chain management.
Post date: December 3, 2013
Global spending on medicines is predicted to grow slowly in the next five years, with growth in developed countries much slower than in emerging markets.
Post date: November 27, 2013
For years, hospitals have been trying to discover new strategies for getting greater efficiencies out of their supply chains. Here are some current trends.
Post date: November 26, 2013
Medical device maker Stryker Corp. will pay $13.3 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle civil charges that the company bribed physicians, healthcare professionals and government officials to obtain or keep business in five countries.
Post date: October 29, 2013
America has a major drug problem, but it's not the one that probably comes immediately to mind. It is a continual and rotating shortage of important drugs.
Post date: October 25, 2013
Florida's Baptist Health has devised a more efficient way to manage their medical devices and share risk, and it's helping them place real controls on capital costs.
Post date: October 4, 2013