Tag Archives: supply chain

Thoughts Around COVID-19: Linking Business & Healthcare

HR leaders need to coordinate on their P&Ps, best practices while collaborating with other executives around managing all risks. Vendors and healthcare supply chains serving the workplace need more collaboration as part of managing all risks related to this pandemic event.

HealthTrust Increases Purchasing Focus on Purchased Services Expenses

HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust), a subsidiary of HCA Healthcare, is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions. HealthTrust serves over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 35,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care […]

GPO Consolidation Trend Growing

GPO consolidation is increasing under the backdrop of Amazon’s possible role in the industry

Recent Agreement with HealthTrust Strengthens CHC Supply Trust

CHC Supply Trust, the supply chain services arm of Community Hospital Corporation and CHC Consulting, offers a full spectrum of supply chain solutions tailor-made for community hospitals

Rebates? Strategy from The Football Playbook – The End Around

I failed to discern the implication of the actions proposed by the HHS-FDA Safe Importation Action Plan and the magnitude of its impact to rebates.

Biologics to Play Leading Role in McKesson’s Strategy

McKesson Corporation announced a multi-year strategic growth initiative in 2018, focused on creating innovative new solutions that improve patient care delivery and drive incremental profit growth. The initiative comprises multiple growth pillars, and includes a comprehensive review of the company’s operations and cost structure, designed to increase efficiency, accelerate execution and improve long-term performance. McKesson’s […]

Vizient Launches Next Generation eCommerce Exchange

Vizient Launches Next Generation eCommerce Exchange Growing trends in group healthcare group purchasing/procurement include hospitals and health systems creating new supply chain management organizations and new market entrants developing procurement platforms to make purchasing of healthcare and pharmaceutical products easier and more cost-efficient. Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the […]