April 2014

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  Making Alarms Count
Culture change and teamwork – not capital investment – allow one medical center to create an alarm management system that keeps patients safer…and nurses happier

Editor’s Note

The Affordable Care Act: A primer

Committed to Collaboration
For TPC, a collaborative approach has led to substantial savings for its members.

The Acquired Practice: Set Yourself up for Success

A Good Fit
From PAR Excellence automated inventory to low-unit-of-delivery and an integrated service center,supply chain expert Patrick Moore won’t stop until the job gets done.


View from Washington

Healthcare attire and infection prevention

Vested Outsourcing and ACOs
New approaches to contracting are necessary to meet new ACO’s challenges

Service Contract Management
As the Affordable Care Act appears less and less affordable, the value of service contract management takes on an even higher level of importance within the supply chain management department.

State-Level Accountability
Could a new ACO model work at the state-level?

Solutions Spotlight

In the Headlines

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