June 2012 Issue

Publisher’s Letter

Aim High
Bellin Health’s goal is to maintain and improve the health of an entire population… one person at a time.

Connecting the Dots
Nancy LeMaster and her team have helped BJC build a comprehensive supply chain organization. This means working together with the IDN as a whole to achieve everyone’s objectives.

The Outsiders
There’s nothing int he book that says hiring someone from outside the healthcare industry will improve your supply chain. But it’s almost guaranteed to bring a pair of fresh eyes to what’s going on.

Dream On
Lessons learned from the Dreamliner

One Goal
Now that their healthcare systems employ physicians, supply chain executives work to get everyone moving in the same direction

MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit

Local market provides far-reaching savings
South Florida Regional Coalition covers a small geography but manages to reap ample savings through supply aggregation, standardization and marketplace leveraging.

HSCA

View from Washington

Supply Business Intelligence: What’s your SBI Intelligence Quotient?

Observation Deck