October 2014

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  Up for Discussion
Hospital-based doctors identify tests and procedures that may fail the “value” test

Publisher’s Letter

Improve service levels and reduce costs?
A worthy goal and, in the case of Banner Health, an achievable one.

Syncing with the Supply Chain
For St. Joseph Health System, successfully incorporating physician offices means an improved patient experience

Consensus Builder
A unique perspective has enabled one supply chain leader to identify with his clinical customers and bring consensus to the table.

America’s Traffic Cop
Wal-Mart has steadily built itself into a healthcare giant, with more plans in the works

HealthTrust University Conference and Vendor Fair


A passion followed
Karen McGarrah uses the skills – and passion – she learned as a healthcare supply chain executive to help rescue horses

Joel Nobel, founder of ECRI

In the Event of an Outbreak
What providers can do to prepare for an infectious disease outbreak, and how sales reps can help

The Doctor’s Dilemma


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