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GPO Inc. demonstrates heavy, but precious mettle

HPN tracks GPOs winding evolution – from the Golden Age, into the Silver and Modern Ages and onward.

Looking back to where GPO Inc. may be heading

Observers, pundits, strategists and watchful-wishful thinkers have placed GPOs proverbially “on notice,” predicting a demise as premature as the obituary they would write about it.

GPO Evolution and Progress, 2007-2017

Healthcare supply chain and GPO executives reminisce about what healthcare purchasing was like between 2007 and 2017.

GPO Evolution and Progress, 1997-2007

Healthcare supply chain and GPO executives reminisce about what healthcare purchasing was like between 1997 and 2007.

GPO Evolution and Progress, 1987-1997

Healthcare supply chain and GPO executives reminisce about what healthcare purchasing was like between 1987 and 1997.

GPO Evolution and Progress, 1977-1987

Healthcare supply chain and GPO executives reminisce about what healthcare purchasing was like between 1977 and 1987.

Assessing, scheduling with surgical precision

Successful operating rooms depend on the best OR scheduling tools and analytics programs to improve efficiency, consistency and fast turnover without sacrificing patient safety.

The evolution of analytics in OR scheduling

The cost of installing and maintaining an OR scheduling system that doesn’t deliver analytics is like buying a car without wheels.

Ounce of prevention, pound of cure

Clinical teams show how they’re reducing HAIs by implementing and sticking to best practices and adopting industry’s leading infection prevention products and services.

CS/SPD wants R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The average annual salary for CS/SPD pros dropped slightly – down $1,269 from 2016 to 2017 – according to the results of the 2017 Healthcare Purchasing News CS/SPD Salary Survey.