August 2014

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Publisher’s Letter

PPI contracting is evolving, though slowly

Customized for the Physician Office
THR has tailored its physician program to be a resource and partner for its 250 practices

It’s Time for Vendor Passports
Passports would be simpler, cheaper and fairer for all

Value Analysis at UCM
A step-by-step approach lays the groundwork for future value analysis projects

IV shortage tests providers and suppliers
Smarter usage policies, conservation strategies, protect patients’ well-being

System Reinvention
Strong leaders are needed to transform healthcare systems into clinical quality organizations

Amerinet conference highlights healthcare transformations

Premier CEO: Healthcare is personal

MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit

VHA recognizes excellence in supply chain, clinical care and sustainability


Come Together
Hospitals and IDNs are seeing more benefits in affiliations and collaborations

Moving Beyond ‘Sick Care’
Authors argue for a coming-together of healthcare and public health


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