April 2017

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  Taking Shape

Publisher’s Letter

Illucient Purchasing Alliance

Waste Not, Want Not
MedShare collects surplus medical supplies and delivers them to countries in need.

Urgent Care Centers
‘Emergency medicine light, or family practice fast’

Plan Ahead
Have a merger and acquisition project plan in place prior to acquisitions

Taking Shape
Are bundled payments an indicator of things to come?

IDN-owned GPOs: A time and a place

The Benefits of Buy-in
How can provider-owned, regional GPOs maintain their viability?

No Frills Necessary
The essential ingredients for success in healthcare construction

CQO Investment Begins with Supply Chain

Supply chain survey
Frontline providers value what supply chain does, but just don’t want to get too involved themselves

Effective Leadership:
Motivational or Inspirational

MACRA’s Biggest Chunk: Quality Measures
An explanation of one of the legislation’s most crucial components


Observation Deck:
The Good Fight

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