July/August 2005 Issue

Publisher’s Letter

Executive Interview
Nothing Short of Perfect: Borrowing from the automaker Toyota, Karen Feinstein urges healthcare providers not to ignore mistakes.

10 People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting

Healthcare’s Dirty Secret
What is the contracting professional’s role in reducing the incidence of infection in his hospital or IDN? Plenty.

Not Just a Paper Pusher:
In the acquisition of capital equipment, a St. Louis contracting team is more than a rubber stamp.

Group Purchasing’s Impact on Spending Examined

View from Washington
Hospitals at center of non-profit reforms

Contracting News

Observation Deck

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