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|With Trust Comes Success
For Teresa Dail, chief supply chain officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, building relationships is key to being an effective leader.
Supply Chain Translator
Out of the Gate
UDI: No more waiting
Henry Schein and Cardinal
Healthcare Construction is Booming
What Motivates Everybody?
Contracting executives recognize excellence in their profession. But what constitutes excellence among those who sit across the desk from you – that is, salespeople? In this month’s digital edition, the Journal of Healthcare Contracting shares stories of four people who exemplify excellence in sales. Two of them – Bill McLaughlin and Yates Farris – are with IMCO, a co-op for independent … [Read More...]
Moving Forward This year’s contracting professional of the year, David Hargraves, has paved the way for future expansion and new direction at UPMC. David Hargraves may not have moved mountains, but he’s come close. In the last couple of years, the vice president of clinical supply chain, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, Pa., and vice president operations, … [Read More...]
Contracting executives are looking ahead to 2014 and wondering what their hospital or health system will look like. Will physicians trend toward independent practices, or become employees of hospital systems? What alignment models will work best for IDNs? How can IDNs best navigate the new marketplace? Dueling Data What’s next for the independent practice? No Doctor is an … [Read More...]
Contracting executives: Make sure upfront that manufacturer will support for software updates Computer users have been concerned about viruses since the dawn of the Internet. Today, given the ubiquity of Wi-Fi and smartphones, those concerns have multiplied. Malware is a threat to banking, utilities, defense, national security…and healthcare. Anti-virus programs aren’t enough to stop data … [Read More...]