February 2016


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Contracting Professional of the Year
Christopher Fontana builds trust with his health system’s clinicians in the journey toward cost reduction and product improvement

Publisher’s Letter

Street Cred
Intalere – formerly Amerinet – brings to market plenty of supply chain experience

A Long Look at Surgery
Supply chain executives will be hearing more
about the Perioperative Surgical Home

Selling Physicians on Supply Chain

Physician-Engaged Sourcing
Excelerate brings clinical perspective to the supply chain

The Rx Price Hikes
Who’s to blame: Bad business practices, unhealthy markets, or both?

Ideas that Make Cents
Thirty ideas on how to save money in your medical practices

Cost, Quality, Outcomes
AHRMM initiative coming into focus

Hospital Hazards
ECRI Institute identifies potential sources of danger that warrant the greatest attention

Finding Answers in the Data

Concordance Healthcare Solutions:
An independent with plans to go national


Turning Data into Dollars

Value analysis:
A maturing profession


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