February 2015

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  With Trust Comes Success
For Teresa Dail, chief supply chain officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, building relationships is key to being an effective leader.

Publisher’s Letter

Supply Chain Translator
Tom Faciszewski, MD, serves as a bridge between the operations and clinical teams at St. Luke’s Health System

Out of the Gate
In little over a year, the Amerinet Eastern Alliance has experienced significant savings and standardization among its members.

Sanford Health
Highly integrated IDN spans nine states

UDI: No more waiting
The Unique Device Identifier is here; supply chain needs to adapt rapidly, say experts

Henry Schein and Cardinal
Agreement reflects unique supply chain needs of non-acute vs. acute-care providers


Healthcare Construction is Booming
MAX data shows construction projects on the uptick across the country

In the Headlines

What Motivates Everybody?
A reward and recognition program can be the missing link in motivating your supply chain/value analysis teams

Two takes on group purchasing


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