Each month, Hybrent explores the top news and headlines affecting the supply chain industry. This month in the news: Leaders of supply chain predict the impact of digital transformation; Ways to maximize the operating room supply chain of ASCs; And an article highlighting key policy decisions for ASC leaders to watch for in 2017.
Supply Chain Leaders Predict the Impact of Digital Transformation
The healthcare industry is not alone in its need to improve supply chain efficiency. A recent article in Forbes delves into the subject from the perspective of several industries. One key finding: A digital supply chain can lower procurement costs by 20%, reduce supply chain process costs by 50%, and increase revenue by 10%, according to a recent Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) research. CGE representatives interviewed supply chain executives from around the world to get their thoughts on the merits of digitizing supply chain operations. Click here to read more.
Maximize Your ASC's OR Supply Chain
During a recent webinar hosted by Becker’s ASC Review, industry veterans identified key strategies for ASC leaders to better manage operating room supply inventory. Leveraging data analysis, employing product consolidation, and product consignment with vendors are some of the ways to optimally manage OR supply inventory. Click here to read more.
Policy Decisions for ASC Leaders to Watch for in 2017
There are a host of economic and healthcare decisions for public officials to consider in the coming year. Here are four major federal policy areas for ASC leaders to watch. Click here to read more.