TITLE

Supply utilization management's growing benefits, challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Yokl, Robert T.
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Aug2013, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role that price, standardization and supply utilization management such as in-use-cost play in the overall operating costs of hospitals and hospital supply chains. In the article the author discusses the challenges that supply chains may face when attempting to incorporate supply utilization management ideals into their operations and on improvements in expense management which they will find from incorporating the ideals.
ACCESSION #
89567964

 

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