January 2010 Issue

Publisher’s Letter

The key to successful physician and hospital relationships? In a word, balance.
Look to your facility’s P&T committee for a model. It could help your IDN succeed in the world of bundled payments.

Emergency Preparedness
How can vendors and distributors be a source of support to their customers in a case of pandemic or other emergency? A supply chain executive weights in.

Little or Nothing
Long-term-care administrators are hopeful, but skeptical, about how healthcare reform will affect them

Washington Report
Inching closer to health reform on Capitol Hill