Infographic: Lack of Supply-Chain Visibility Is High Cost for Hospitals

Friday, March 21st, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Seventy percent of executives say keeping supply chain costs low is very important to addressing key financial hospital issues, according to a new infographic from the Global Healthcare Exchange.

This infographic also identifies inefficiencies in current hospital supply chains, the cost of these inefficiencies, the origin of surgical delays and disconnected systems leading to unsatisfied patients and more.

Another major cost to hospitals is unnecessary readmissions. Therefore, you may also be interested in Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control. This resource offers a thorough foundation in operations management, supply chain management, and the strategic implementation of programs, techniques, and tools for reducing costs and improving quality in health care organizations.


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