December 2013

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  Cybersecurity and the Contracting Executive

Publisher’s Letter

Provista recognizes the power of distribution
Former distribution executive Ed Burleson works to bring together the GPO, its members and distributors

Greater savings, better outcomes
Consolidating purchased-service contracts leads to substantial savings and the potential for higher quality outcomes for Spectrum Health.

Team Players
SPOG members have reaped benefits beyond aggregated volume and cost savings.

Buyers, sellers
IDN executives and national account executives compare notes at ANAE conference

Vendors’ plea
‘Remove vendor credentialing requirements that add cost, but not value’

Sixty ways to safety

At Long Last
FDA issues long-awaited UDI rule HSCA

View from Washington

Targeted Benchmarking
Global benchmarks won’t uncover your actionable savings opportunities

Observation Deck

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