|VHA/UHC and MedAssets
The reasons behind the VHA/UHC decision to acquire the group purchasing and clinical resource management arms of MedAssets
The Case for Evidence
HealthTrust CMO Michael Schlosser spends eight days a week helping clinicians use evidence to make informed decisions about products and procedures
A Tradeoff to Embrace
Community Health Systems works to strike a balance between cost-savings, physician satisfaction, and service with its physician practices.
Leaving Little to Chance
IDNs try to improve their odds of hitting a winner with new technology
Supply Chain’s Expanding Role
Under the direction of Matt Pehrson, supply chain at Parallon/HCA Dallas has implemented a pharmacy distribution system. Food and nutrition services is next.
The value in recognizing and managing through complexities
Aligning Your Acute and Non-Acute Purchasing
Deadline No. 2 for unique device numbers
What began nearly a century ago as a local
hospital association has grown in recent years to
serve over 7,000 healthcare providers nationwide.
Letter to the editor/News
Purchased services: Not so different than PPI
The why and how of supplier diversity