|Publisher’s LetterInvesting in IT
Granted, a few million dollars are coming your way to implement electronic helath records. But it’s no windfall. It’s an investment… in better care.
To the Point
Accessibility, tech savvy and integrity are just some of the attributes that hospital contracting execs value in their distributors.
Purchasing Coalitions provide a means toward effective cost management
On the Front Lines
POC in the ER? As point-of-care technology expands, more hospitals adopt rapid testing programs.
LTC Goes GPO
The numbers don’t lie: More and more long-term-care facilities and chains are joining group purchasing organizations.
Value Added Up
‘GPOs save money,’ say hospital survey participants
The Game of Life
From South African safaris to U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, one supply chain director’s career and life have taken many turns.
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