December 2012 Issue

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  Leaders Wanted
Can you help sustain change in your hospital or IDN? If so, welcome to the future.

Publisher’s Letter

End to End
With 29 years of healthcare experience from finance to patient care, new HealthTrust CEO Ed Jones has a broad view of the industry

When Learning Never Stops
Thanks to one supply chain executive, Westchester Medical Center has brought cutting edge to the bucolic Hudson Valley, with new automated processes for capturing expenses and updated resource maps.

Raising the Bar
For Keystone Alliance, working as a coalition has helped bring high-tech, high-cost services within reach

Surgical Site Infections
Involved, informed people are the most effective weapon against infection

The Primary Care Partners
Physician office distribution is a different world than acute-care distribution, according to suppliers

Provider consolidation touches supply chain executives

Spreading the Word about Value Analysis
AHVAP’s collaboration with ECRI Institute intended to promote the profession and the craft

How to Plug Your Sales Reps into Your Value Analysis Process
Tapping into their expertise, know-how and ingenuity to create more value


View from Washington

Contracting News


Observation Deck

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