Welcome to this week’s edition of SpendVu’s healthcare IT and supply chain related news.

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  1. How Can Healthcare Supply Chains Improve? Experts Weigh In.

  2. Healthcare Supply Chains are Shifting as Cost Pressures Rise

  3. How Hospitals Can Turn Cost-Cutting Drives Into An Advantage

#1: “How Can Healthcare Supply Chains Improve? Experts Weigh In.”

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

Read More At: https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/influencers-roundtable-hospital-supply-chain/512681


#2: “Healthcare Supply Chains are Shifting as Cost Pressures Rise”

By Edwin Lopez

Article SynopsisPart 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/

 

#3: “How Hospitals Can Turn Cost-Cutting Drives Into An Advantage”

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.