August 2017

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  Ten People to Watch
Welcome to the Journal of Healthcare Contracting’s annual listing of the Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting, each of whom was selected based off of suggestions
from readers.

Publisher’s Letter

Now for Something Different
Intalere CEO Julius Heil brings a logistics perspective to group purchasing

Intalere’s “Elevate 2017” member conference

Disinfection and Facility Maintenance
Innovations help facilities fight infections without damaging surfaces.

Premier Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition

Implant costs: Where do we go from here?

Numbers show GPOs reduce costs, promote competition
Analysis of the role, funding model and impact of GPOs shows their value as well as the likely negative impact of changing the GPO funding mechanism

Managing the PPI Spend

Thinking About a Consolidated Service Center?
Part 2: Expect the Unexpected

Preventing surgical site infection
New guidelines published by CDC

Kevin Gray retires after 45 years in healthcare sales

Observation Deck: Misplaced Priorities

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