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Healthcare Supply Chains are Shifting as Cost Pressures Rise
- How Hospitals Can Turn Cost-Cutting Drives Into An Advantage
By Edwin Lopez
Article Synopsis: Across the board, healthcare is seen as one of the greatest opportunities for supply chain improvement. Part of a series of articles, where Supply Chain Dive asks up to five industry influencers to comment on healthcare supply chain. Learn what they have to say:
- Abe Eshkenazi CEO, APICS
- Cathy Morrow Roberson Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends & Insights
- Jon Slangerup President and CEO, American Global Logistics
Article Synopsis: Part of a published series on healthcare supply chain, this article touches on how hospitals seek to maintain patient care while spending less on their supply chain.
Read More At: https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/hospital-supply-chain-cost-pressure-change/512721/
By Rich Weissman Article Synopsis: If healthcare professionals tap supply chain fundamentals, they can unlock a world of savings. Healthcare may be unique in its patient-centric focus, but the fundamentals of supply chains remain the same regardless of the industry. An article that highlights a few strategies taken from the retail, manufacturing and service industries that can help turn cost-cutting drives into a competitive advantage.